Are You Expecting This from Legacy Reserves Lp?
Legacy Reserves Lp (NAS: LGCY) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 25. 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 Legacy Reserves Lp's revenues will grow 6.6% and EPS will wane -25.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $92.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.42.
Last quarter, Legacy Reserves Lp logged revenue of $84.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $84.4 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 $0.23. GAAP EPS were -$0.49 for Q3 versus $2.87 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 60.4%, 720 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -21.3%, 17,740 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -28.0%, 17,630 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $351.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.66.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 277 members out of 284 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 94 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 93 give Legacy Reserves Lp a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Legacy Reserves Lp is buy, with an average price target of $31.38.
Is Legacy Reserves Lp the right energy stock for you? Read about a handful of timely, profit-producing plays on expensive crude in "3 Stocks for $100 Oil." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Legacy Reserves Lp to My Watchlist.
The article Are You Expecting This from Legacy Reserves Lp? originally appeared on Fool.com.Seth Jayson had no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor ofMotley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.