Ternium (NYS: TX) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 30. 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 Ternium's revenues will drop -0.1% and EPS will compress -37.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.18 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.51.
Last quarter, Ternium recorded revenue of $2.07 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.20 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 $0.57. GAAP EPS were -$1.29 for Q4 against $0.53 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 16.3%, 500 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.0%, 790 basis points 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 $9.00 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.90.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 520 members out of 547 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 149 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 144 give Ternium a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ternium is outperform, with an average price target of $28.70.
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