Techne (Nasdaq: TECH ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Jan. 31. 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 Techne's revenues will grow 2.1% and EPS will increase 1.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $76.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.77.
Last quarter, Techne booked revenue of $75.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $77.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.75. GAAP EPS of $0.70 for Q1 were 5.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.74 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 75.8%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 52.1%, 340 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 34.2%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $318.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.28.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 268 members out of 276 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among 85 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 84 give Techne 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 Techne is hold, with an average price target of $77.20.
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