Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 8. 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 Monster Worldwide's revenues will compress -9.1% and EPS will drop -61.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $235.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.05.
Last quarter, Monster Worldwide reported revenue of $237.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $269.7 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 $0.06. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q2 were 56% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 55.3%, 430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.4%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.0%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $948.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.19.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 244 members out of 314 rating the stock outperform, and 70 members rating it underperform. Among 98 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 68 give Monster Worldwide a green thumbs-up, and 30 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Monster Worldwide is outperform, with an average price target of $11.31.
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