Southwestern Energy (NYS: SWN) is expected to report Q1 earnings around May 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 Southwestern Energy's revenues will increase 13.6% and EPS will grow 22.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $529.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Southwestern Energy tallied revenue of $559.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $744.2 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 $0.44. GAAP EPS were -$1.02 for Q4 compared to $0.45 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 101.4%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 35.2%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -46.0%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.31 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.78.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 974 members out of 1,016 rating the stock outperform, and 42 members rating it underperform. Among 154 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 147 give Southwestern Energy a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Southwestern Energy is hold, with an average price target of $39.26.
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