BPZ Resources (NYS: BPZ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around March 12. 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 BPZ Resources's revenues will wither -28.2% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $22.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.11.
Last quarter, BPZ Resources chalked up revenue of $28.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $36.2 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 -$0.12. GAAP EPS were -$0.15 for Q3 compared to $0.05 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 27.6%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -40.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -59.8%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $112.8 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.49.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 830 members out of 869 rating the stock outperform, and 39 members rating it underperform. Among 105 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 96 give BPZ Resources a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on BPZ Resources is outperform, with an average price target of $5.13.
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