Can Capital Senior Living Beat These Numbers?
Capital Senior Living (NYS: CSU) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 5. 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 Capital Senior Living's revenues will expand 14.7% and EPS will expand 50.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $88.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Last quarter, Capital Senior Living reported revenue of $86.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $71.2 million.
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.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.07. GAAP EPS were -$0.07 for Q1 compared to $0.01 per share for the prior-year quarter.
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 preceding quarter, gross margin was 41.0%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.4%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.4%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $359.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.44.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Capital Senior Living is buy, with an average price target of $31.60.
Is Capital Senior Living the best health care stock for you? Learn how to maximize your investment income and "Secure Your Future With 9 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks," including one above-average health care logistics company. Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Capital Senior Living to My Watchlist.
The article Can Capital Senior Living Beat These Numbers? originally appeared on Fool.com.Seth Jayson had no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor ofMotley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.