Does the Street Have Breitburn Energy Partners Figured Out?
Aug 4th 2012 7:37AM
Updated Aug 4th 2012 7:38AM
Breitburn Energy Partners (NAS: BBEP) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 7. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Breitburn Energy Partners' revenues will wither -20.6% and EPS will decrease -79.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $113.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.
Last quarter, Breitburn Energy Partners notched revenue of $94.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $93.5 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 $0.06. GAAP EPS were -$0.76 for Q1 compared to -$1.67 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 54.5%, 610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -29.2%, 6,350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -52.5%, 4,890 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $457.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.70.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 462 members out of 476 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 140 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 135 give Breitburn Energy Partners a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Breitburn Energy Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $22.94.
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