Bill Barrett (NYS: BBG) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 19. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Bill Barrett's revenues will drop -8.4% and EPS will decrease -77.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $189.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.
Last quarter, Bill Barrett recorded revenue of $180.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $207.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.20. GAAP EPS were -$1.11 for Q3 versus $0.43 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 71.3%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -33.6%, 5,620 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -29.1%, 3,910 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $745.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.03.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 181 members out of 199 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 59 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 56 give Bill Barrett a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bill Barrett is outperform, with an average price target of $29.54.
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