NCI Building Systems (NYS: NCS) is expected to report Q2 earnings around June 3. 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 NCI Building Systems's revenues will grow 17.1% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $293.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.17.
Last quarter, NCI Building Systems reported revenue of $297.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $243.6 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 -$0.19. GAAP EPS were -$0.19 for Q1 against -$0.54 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 20.5%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.5%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.2%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.35 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.25.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 164 members out of 182 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 47 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 43 give NCI Building Systems a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NCI Building Systems is buy, with an average price target of $16.50.
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