Radware (Nasdaq: RDWR ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 2. 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 Radware's revenues will grow 11.2% and EPS will increase 14.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $50.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.48.
Last quarter, Radware booked revenue of $47.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $42.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.45. GAAP EPS of $0.35 for Q3 were 46% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.24 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 81.1%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.8%, 520 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.3%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $189.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.74.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 106 members out of 119 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 30 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 29 give Radware a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Radware is outperform, with an average price target of $40.86.
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