NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq: NXPI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 30. 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 NXP Semiconductors's revenues will expand 17.5% and EPS will increase 95.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.09 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.47.
Last quarter, NXP Semiconductors logged revenue of $1.17 billion. GAAP reported sales were 10% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.06 billion.
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 $0.56. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q3 were 63% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.21 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 46.0%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.4%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.8%, 1,860 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.34 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.67.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 621 members out of 627 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 142 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 140 give NXP Semiconductors a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NXP Semiconductors is outperform, with an average price target of $29.56.
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