QuinStreet (Nasdaq: QNST ) is expected to report Q1 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 QuinStreet's revenues will wither -15.0% and EPS will contract -45.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $86.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, QuinStreet chalked up revenue of $85.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $94.1 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 $0.00. GAAP EPS dropped to zero from the prior-year quarter's $0.13.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 21.7%, 490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.3%, 700 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.2%, 660 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $352.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.26.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 24 members out of 31 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 10 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), eight give QuinStreet 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 QuinStreet is hold, with an average price target of $10.00.
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