Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (NYS: EOC) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 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 Empresa Nacional de Electricidad's revenues will grow 17.1% and EPS will increase 98.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.33 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.99.
Last quarter, Empresa Nacional de Electricidad notched revenue of $1.28 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.15 billion.
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 $0.53. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q4 were 50% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 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 37.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 31.0%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.3%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.38.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 92 members out of 100 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among 22 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give Empresa Nacional de Electricidad 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 Empresa Nacional de Electricidad is outperform, with an average price target of $56.60.
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