DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 30. 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 DigitalGlobe's revenues will expand 19.8% and EPS will expand 850.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $97.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.19.
Last quarter, DigitalGlobe booked revenue of $101.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $82.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.21. GAAP EPS were $0.21 for Q2 against -$0.02 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 81.1%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.5%, 1,080 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.4%, 1,050 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $397.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.88.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 92 members out of 98 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 21 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 21 give DigitalGlobe a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DigitalGlobe is outperform, with an average price target of $21.15.