Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYS: HE) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 9. 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 Hawaiian Electric Industries's revenues will grow 0.9% and EPS will decrease -5.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $822.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Hawaiian Electric Industries recorded revenue of $838.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $851.0 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 $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.13 for Q4 were 63% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.35 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 41.2%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.8%, 390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.7%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.45 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.64.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 162 members out of 186 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 50 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Hawaiian Electric Industries 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 Hawaiian Electric Industries is hold, with an average price target of $25.83.
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