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Earnings Outlook For Infrastructure and Energy


On Monday, March 08, Infrastructure and Energy (NASDAQ:IEA) will report its last quarter's earnings. Here is Benzinga's preview of the company's release.

What Are Earnings, Net Income, And Earnings Per Share?

Earnings and EPS are useful metrics of profitability. Total earnings also known as net income is equal to total revenue minus total expenses. Dividing net income by the total number of shares outstanding yields EPS.

Earnings And Revenue

Wall Street analysts see Infrastructure and Energy reporting a quarterly loss of $0.1 per share on sales of $385.00 million. Infrastructure and Energy reported a per-share profit of $0.31 when it published results during the same quarter last year. Sales in that period totaled $520.00 million.

What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter?

Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin.

If the company were to post earnings in line with the consensus estimate when it reports Monday, EPS would be down 132.26%. Sales would be down 25.96% from the same quarter last year. Here is how the company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q3 2020 Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020
EPS Estimate 0.16 -0.04 -0.56 0.20
EPS Actual 0.32 0.09 -0.66 0.31
Revenue Estimate 440.00 M 350.00 M 245.00 M 405.00 M
Revenue Actual 522.23 M 480.60 M 358.16 M 520.00 M

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 457.34%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be content going into this earnings release.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Infrastructure and Energy is scheduled to hold the call at 11:00:00 ET and can be accessed here.


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