Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE: ASX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Jan. 9. 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 Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's revenues will grow 17.5% and EPS will expand 16.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.80 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.07.
Last quarter, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering reported revenue of $1.67 billion. GAAP reported sales were 9.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.53 billion.
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 $0.08. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q3 were 100% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 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 19.6%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.8%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.0%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.56 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.27.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering is buy, with an average price target of $3.92.
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