Dresser-Rand Group (NYS: DRC) is expected to report Q4 earnings around March 1. 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 Dresser-Rand Group's revenues will increase 21.3% and EPS will expand 38.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $895.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.11.
Last quarter, Dresser-Rand Group logged revenue of $594.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $630.5 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 $0.54. GAAP EPS of $0.54 for Q3 were 5.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.51 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 28.7%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.9%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.78 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.41.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 242 members out of 252 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 73 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 73 give Dresser-Rand Group 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 Dresser-Rand Group is outperform, with an average price target of $63.67.
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