It's Showtime for Transmontaigne Partners
Mar 7th 2013 9:03AM
Updated Mar 7th 2013 9:06AM
Transmontaigne Partners (NYS: TLP) is expected to report Q4 earnings around March 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 Transmontaigne Partners's revenues will increase 4.6% and EPS will grow 3.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $41.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Transmontaigne Partners logged revenue of $38.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $37.1 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.59. GAAP EPS of $0.59 for Q3 were 28% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.46 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 59.4%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 27.0%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 25.3%, 460 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $157.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.62.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 229 members out of 236 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 97 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 96 give Transmontaigne Partners a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Transmontaigne Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $38.00.
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