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AuthenTec (Nasdaq: AUTH ) 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 with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict AuthenTec's revenues will increase 16.2% and EPS will drop -112.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $18.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Last quarter, AuthenTec logged revenue of $17.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $15.5 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 $0.01. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q1 compared to -$0.13 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 57.5%, 950 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -7.7%, 2,400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -8.7%, 2,750 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $77.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.05.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 183 members out of 187 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 32 give AuthenTec a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on AuthenTec is outperform, with an average price target of $4.63.
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