Radian Group (NYSE: RDN ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 3. 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 Radian Group's revenues will contract -37.9% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $226.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.52.
Last quarter, Radian Group logged revenue of $260.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 49% lower than the prior-year quarter's $510.0 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 -$0.21. GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q3 were 92% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.37 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 27.2%, 2,160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.7%, 3,220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 3,050 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $834.7 million. The average EPS estimate is -$2.24.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 402 members out of 581 rating the stock outperform, and 179 members rating it underperform. Among 145 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 91 give Radian Group a green thumbs-up, and 54 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Radian Group is hold, with an average price target of $3.79.
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