Ctrip.com International (Nasdaq: CTRP ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 5. 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 Ctrip.com International's revenues will expand 17.6% and EPS will compress -9.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $179.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.30.
Last quarter, Ctrip.com International chalked up revenue of $153.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $128.8 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 $0.24. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q2 were 37% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.27 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 75.2%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.3%, 1,490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.3%, 1,540 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $652.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.18.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,071 members out of 4,240 rating the stock outperform, and 169 members rating it underperform. Among 1,060 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,021 give Ctrip.com International a green thumbs-up, and 39 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ctrip.com International is hold, with an average price target of $21.99.
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