Resolute Energy Beats on the Top Line
Resolute Energy (NYS: REN) reported earnings on March 7. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Resolute Energy beat expectations on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly. GAAP loss per share dropped.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins grew, net margins increased.
Resolute Energy logged revenue of $66.9 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $62.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $58.9 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at -$0.03. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.00 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q4 compared to -$0.28 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 quarter, gross margin was 56.2%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.9%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.4%, much better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $73.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $298.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.05.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 32 members out of 41 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 11 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), eight give Resolute Energy 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 Resolute Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $11.63.
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