Charting Empresa Nacional de Electricidad's Latest Earnings Release
Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (NYS: EOC) reported earnings on April 29. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Empresa Nacional de Electricidad missed estimates on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped. Non-GAAP earnings per share contracted. GAAP earnings per share didn't change.
Margins expanded across the board.
Empresa Nacional de Electricidad reported revenue of $1.04 billion. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated revenue of $1.13 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.11 billion.
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 $0.49. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.49 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.49 for Q1 were 2.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.50 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.02 were the same as 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 49.0%, 630 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 30.4%, 510 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.1%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.25 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.92.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $5.30 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.28.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 92 members out of 102 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 19 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 19 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 hold, with an average price target of $57.87.
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