Infosys (NYSE: INFY ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Jan. 11. 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 Infosys's revenues will grow 3.6% and EPS will shrink -8.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.83 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.73.
Last quarter, Infosys chalked up revenue of $1.80 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.75 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.75. GAAP EPS of $0.75 for Q2 were 4.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.72 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 37.0%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 26.3%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 24.0%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.23 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.96.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,105 members out of 1,143 rating the stock outperform, and 38 members rating it underperform. Among 257 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 247 give Infosys a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Infosys is hold, with an average price target of $46.44.
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