Global Power Equipment Group (NAS: GLPW) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 7. 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 Global Power Equipment Group's revenues will expand 26.0% and EPS will wither -11.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $144.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Global Power Equipment Group reported revenue of $111.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $99.2 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 $0.13. GAAP EPS of $0.09 for Q3 were 92% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.09 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 16.3%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.0%, 380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.4%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $455.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.60.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 22 members out of 22 rating the stock outperform, and members rating it underperform. Among six CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), six give Global Power Equipment 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 Global Power Equipment Group is outperform, with an average price target of $25.25.
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