Pegasystems (Nasdaq: PEGA ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 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 Pegasystems' revenues will grow 10.0% and EPS will grow 116.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $113.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.13.
Last quarter, Pegasystems chalked up revenue of $111.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $102.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.23. GAAP EPS of $0.10 for Q1 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 62.6%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.3%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $491.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 163 members out of 183 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 52 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 46 give Pegasystems a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pegasystems is outperform, with an average price target of $37.40.
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