Xilinx (Nasdaq: XLNX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Jan. 26. 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 Xilinx's revenues will contract -5.2% and EPS will wither -12.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $529.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.
Last quarter, Xilinx recorded revenue of $509.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $511.1 million.
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 $0.38. GAAP EPS of $0.38 for Q3 were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.47 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 66.6%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 23.7%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.3%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.17 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.75.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 329 members out of 369 rating the stock outperform, and 40 members rating it underperform. Among 112 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 105 give Xilinx a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Xilinx is outperform, with an average price target of $35.69.
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