Federated Investors (NYSE: FII ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 24. 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 Federated Investors's revenues will grow 17.3% and EPS will grow 11.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $253.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.40.
Last quarter, Federated Investors booked revenue of $238.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $214.0 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 $0.43. GAAP EPS of $0.54 for Q3 were 46% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 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 72.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 37.7%, 640 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 23.4%, 550 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $951.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.67.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 294 members out of 313 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 103 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 98 give Federated Investors a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Federated Investors is hold, with an average price target of $20.64.
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