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Can Mylan Beat These Numbers?

Monday - 4/29/2013, 2:00am  ET

Mylan is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 2. 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 Mylan's revenues will expand 6.4% and EPS will expand 19.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.69 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.62.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Mylan reported revenue of $1.72 billion. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.53 billion.

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 $0.65. GAAP EPS of $0.39 for Q4 were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 46.1%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.9%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.5%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.17 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.87.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 534 members out of 569 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 171 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 163 give Mylan a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mylan is outperform, with an average price target of $28.67.

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