Daseke, Inc. (DSKE) Tops Q1 EPS by 4c, Beats on Revenues; Offers In-Line Revenue Outlook

May 8, 2018 8:32 AM EDT
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Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) reported Q1 EPS of ($0.04), $0.04 better than the analyst estimate of ($0.08). Revenue for the quarter came in at $327.6 million versus the consensus estimate of $309.81 million.

First Quarter 2018 Highlights vs. Same Year-Ago Quarter

  • Revenue increased 104% to $327.6 million.
  • Flatbed Solutions revenue up 78% to $145.0 million; Specialized Solutions revenue up 129% to $184.9 million1.
  • Net loss improved significantly to $(0.8) million, or $(0.04) per share, compared to a net loss of $(7.7) million, or $(0.32) per share.
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased 100% to $35.2 million.

2018 Outlook

On Daseke’s fourth quarter 2017 earnings call, it introduced its 2018 outlook, expecting to grow revenue to approximately $1.35 billion compared to $846.3 million in 2017, and Adjusted EBITDA to approximately $150 million compared to $91.6 million in 2017. Replacement capital expenditures in 2018 are expected to be approximately $65 million with $20-$40 million in growth capital expenditures. While the Company reported a strong first quarter, Daseke plans to update its full-year outlook on the second quarter call, which will reflect the anticipated June closing of Aveda.

GUIDANCE:

Daseke, Inc. sees FY2018 revenue of $1.35 billion, versus the consensus of $1.35 billion.

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