Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW ) 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 Monster Worldwide's revenues will contract -15.0% and EPS will shrink -27.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $212.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.
Last quarter, Monster Worldwide recorded revenue of $221.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $248.6 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 $0.09. GAAP EPS were -$1.73 for Q3 against $0.26 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 54.5%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.7%, 580 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -87.6%, 10,040 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $899.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.31.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 244 members out of 315 rating the stock outperform, and 71 members rating it underperform. Among 104 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 75 give Monster Worldwide a green thumbs-up, and 29 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Monster Worldwide is outperform, with an average price target of $9.69.
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