It's Showtime for Boyd Gaming
Boyd Gaming (NYS: BYD) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 24. 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 Boyd Gaming's revenues will increase 20.8% and EPS will shrink -75.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $743.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Last quarter, Boyd Gaming booked revenue of $737.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $633.1 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 $0.01. GAAP EPS were -$0.08 for Q1 compared to $0.07 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 58.1%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.3%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.0%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.92 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.12.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 380 members out of 443 rating the stock outperform, and 63 members rating it underperform. Among 120 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 105 give Boyd Gaming a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Boyd Gaming is hold, with an average price target of $6.74.
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