Atlantic Tele-Network (NAS: ATNI) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. 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 Atlantic Tele-Network's revenues will wither -2.3% and EPS will grow 92.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $178.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.52.
Last quarter, Atlantic Tele-Network recorded revenue of $188.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $194.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.02. GAAP EPS of $1.02 for Q3 were 40% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.73 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 67.1%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.7%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.5%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $735.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.81.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 214 members out of 223 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 67 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 67 give Atlantic Tele-Network a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Atlantic Tele-Network is outperform, with an average price target of $52.00.
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