JDA Software Group (Nasdaq: JDAS ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 30. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict JDA Software Group's revenues will contract -0.3% and EPS will wane -15.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $171.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.54.
Last quarter, JDA Software Group tallied revenue of $168.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $159.0 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 $0.54. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q2 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 62.0%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.5%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.5%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $682.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.12.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 67 members out of 77 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 24 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give JDA Software Group 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 JDA Software Group is outperform, with an average price target of $33.00.
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