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Rofin-Sinar Technologies Earnings Are on Deck

Rofin-Sinar Technologies (Nasdaq: RSTI  ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Nov. 29. 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 Rofin-Sinar Technologies's revenues will expand 1.7% and EPS will drop 0.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $133.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Rofin-Sinar Technologies booked revenue of $147.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $169.5 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.35. GAAP EPS of $0.35 for Q4 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 34.7%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.5%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.8%, 340 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $545.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.36.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,199 members out of 1,224 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 362 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 360 give Rofin-Sinar Technologies 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 Rofin-Sinar Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $25.68.

Seth Jayson had no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor of Motley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool owns shares of Rofin-Sinar Technologies. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Rofin-Sinar Technologies. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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