Thompson Creek Metals (NYS: TC) 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 Thompson Creek Metals's revenues will contract -9.5% and EPS will grow from $0.00 per share the prior year.
The average estimate for revenue is $105.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.05.
Last quarter, Thompson Creek Metals logged revenue of $74.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 52% lower than the prior-year quarter's $154.8 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 -$0.29. GAAP EPS were -$0.29 for Q3 compared to $0.27 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 -25.2%, 6,020 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -49.9%, 6,440 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -64.4%, 9,390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $409.6 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.32.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,302 members out of 1,330 rating the stock outperform, and 28 members rating it underperform. Among 267 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 264 give Thompson Creek Metals 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 Thompson Creek Metals is hold, with an average price target of $4.75.
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