Sirona Dental Systems (Nasdaq: SIRO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Nov. 16. 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 Sirona Dental Systems's revenues will expand 3.2% and EPS will grow 25.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $225.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.70.
Last quarter, Sirona Dental Systems notched revenue of $242.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $244.7 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 $0.80. GAAP EPS of $0.53 for Q3 were 16% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.63 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 53.1%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.0%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.5%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $956.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.06.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 105 members out of 118 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 40 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Sirona Dental Systems a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Sirona Dental Systems is buy, with an average price target of $55.99.
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