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Fleetcor's Earnings Preview

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Don't be caught off-guard: Fleetcor Technologies (NYSE: FLT) releases its next round of earnings Thursday. Want to skip the homework and get all the facts in one place? We thought so. Here is your everything-that-matters guide for Thursday's Q4 earnings announcement after the bell.

Earnings and Revenue

Wall Street analysts see Fleetcor Technologies reporting earnings of $2.33 on revenue of $604.3 million.

In the same quarter last year, Fleetcor Technologies reported EPS of $1.90 on revenue of $489.3 million. The analyst consensus estimate would represent a 22 percent decrease in the company's revenue. Here's how the Fleetcor Technologies's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

 

Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate 2.14 1.97 1.87 1.86
EPS Actual 2.18 1.99 1.96 1.9

 

Q4 EPS Estimate: $2.33
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $604 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Fleetcor Technologies were trading at $203.45 as of Feb. 8. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 37.75 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be satisfied going into this earnings release.

Analysts have adjusted their estimates higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The average rating by analysts on Fleetcor Technologies stock is a Neutral. The validity of this rating has maintained conviction over the past 90 days.

Conference Call

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Fleetcor Technologies's Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. ET and can be accessed here.

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