Suncor Energy Misses Where it Counts
Suncor Energy (TSX: SU) reported earnings on July 31. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Suncor Energy beat slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Suncor Energy notched revenue of $9.22 billion. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see net sales of $9.10 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $9.41 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
EPS came in at $0.43. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.61 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q2 were 115% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.20 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 52.2%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.6%, 350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.0%, 350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $10.10 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $39.49 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.02.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,599 members out of 1,668 rating the stock outperform, and 69 members rating it underperform. Among 267 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 251 give Suncor Energy a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Suncor Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $40.30.
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