QuinStreet (Nasdaq: QNST ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Jan. 29. 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 QuinStreet's revenues will wane -14.7% and EPS will decrease -88.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $77.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Last quarter, QuinStreet reported revenue of $78.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $101.2 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 $0.00. GAAP EPS contracted to zero from the prior-year quarter's $0.11.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 17.1%, 810 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.2%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.2%, 560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $320.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.12.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 21 members out of 28 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 11 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), eight give QuinStreet a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on QuinStreet is hold, with an average price target of $9.38.
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