MGM Resorts International (NYS: MGM) 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 MGM Resorts International's revenues will grow 0.3% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.30 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.27.
Last quarter, MGM Resorts International logged revenue of $2.25 billion. GAAP reported sales were 1.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.15 billion.
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 -$0.23. GAAP EPS were -$0.37 for Q3 against -$0.25 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 36.6%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.4%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -8.4%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $9.18 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.69.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,144 members out of 1,380 rating the stock outperform, and 236 members rating it underperform. Among 324 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 280 give MGM Resorts International a green thumbs-up, and 44 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on MGM Resorts International is outperform, with an average price target of $13.17.
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