PC Connection (Nasdaq: PCCC ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 31. 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 PC Connection's revenues will expand 0.1% and EPS will increase 7.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $553.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.30.
Last quarter, PC Connection booked revenue of $561.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $575.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.37. GAAP EPS of $0.37 for Q3 were 5.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.35 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 12.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.9%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.8%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.16 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.24.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 112 members out of 131 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 42 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 38 give PC Connection a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PC Connection is outperform, with an average price target of $13.00.
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