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Will Genesis Energy Beat These Analyst Estimates?

Monday - 4/8/2013, 2:00am  ET

Genesis Energy is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 11. 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 Genesis Energy's revenues will grow 20.7% and EPS will grow 25.9%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.13 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.34.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Genesis Energy reported revenue of $1.05 billion. GAAP reported sales were 58% higher than the prior-year quarter's $806.9 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.34. GAAP EPS of $0.33 for Q4 were 200% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.11 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 4.6%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.1%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.68 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.53.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 256 members out of 265 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 84 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 84 give Genesis Energy a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Genesis Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $37.14.

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