Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. ( MMP Quick Quote MMP - Free Report) is set to release second-quarter results on Jul 28. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate for the to-be-reported quarter is a profit of $1.01 per share on revenues of $730.4 million. Let’s delve into the factors that might have influenced the energy infrastructure provider’s performance in the June quarter. But it’s worth taking a look at MMP’s previous-quarter performance first. Highlights of Q1 Earnings & Surprise History
In the last-reported quarter, this Tulsa, OK-based midstream operator beat the consensus mark primarily on higher transportation volumes. Magellan Midstream had reported adjusted net income per share of $1.08, ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.05. But revenues of $674.7 billion missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 18.3% due to lower oil sales.
MMP beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate in each of the last four quarters, which resulted in an earnings surprise of 18.1%, on average. This is depicted in the graph below: Factors to Consider
Magellan Midstream is expected to have benefited from the increase in refined product shipments. The unit — the partnership’s largest — is likely to experience more volume move through its pipeline network on the back of overall demand recovery, together with incremental contributions from MMP’s Texas expansion projects. Consequently, the consensus mark for Magellan Midstream’s Q2 refined product volume is pegged at 146 million barrels, up from the prior-year quarter’s level of 138.9 million barrels.
MMP is also expected to reap the rewards of higher revenues from its core, fee-based transportation and terminals’ assets. Considering growing customer demand for the pasrtnership’s impressive portfolio, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the second-quarter transportation and terminals’ revenues is $475 million, indicating an increase of 4.3% year over year. Why a Likely Positive Surprise?
Our proven model predicts an earnings beat for Magellan Midstream this season. The combination of a positive
Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) increases the odds of an earnings beat. You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they’re reported with our Earnings ESP Filter. Magellan Midstream has an Earnings ESP of +1.24% and a Zacks Rank #1. Other Stocks to Consider
Magellan Midstream is not the only
energy company looking up this earnings cycle. Here are some other firms from the space that you may want to consider on the basis of our model: Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO Quick Quote VLO - Free Report) has an Earnings ESP of +10.22% and a Zacks Rank #1. The firm is scheduled to release earnings on Jul 28. You can see . the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here For 2022, VLO has a projected earnings growth rate of 644.5%. Valued at around $42.5 billion, Valero Energy has gained around 63.3% in a year. Imperial Oil Limited ( IMO Quick Quote IMO - Free Report) has an Earnings ESP of +2.41% and a Zacks Rank #2. The firm is scheduled to release earnings on Jul 29. IMO is valued at around $27.5 billion. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the company’s 2022 earnings has been revised 4.6% upward over the past 60 days. Imperial Oil has surged around 59.3% in a year. ExxonMobil ( XOM Quick Quote XOM - Free Report) has an Earnings ESP of +5.89% and a Zacks Rank #2. The firm is scheduled to release earnings on Jul 29. XOM topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate by an average of 1.3% in the trailing four quarters, though it experienced an 8% miss in Q1. ExxonMobil has gained some 52.6% in a year. Stay on top of upcoming earnings announcements with the Zacks Earnings Calendar.