What Does Wall Street See for Titanium Metals' Q3?
Titanium Metals (NYS: TIE) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Aug. 10. 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 Titanium Metals' revenues will expand 17.9% and EPS will grow 28.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $309.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, Titanium Metals chalked up revenue of $281.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $272.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.17. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q2 were 5.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.18 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 21.7%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.5%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.7%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.20 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.70.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,637 members out of 2,727 rating the stock outperform, and 90 members rating it underperform. Among 625 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 614 give Titanium Metals a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Titanium Metals is outperform, with an average price target of $18.17.
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