ClickSoftware Technologies (Nasdaq: CKSW ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 4. 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 ClickSoftware Technologies's revenues will grow 20.1% and EPS will wither 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $28.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Last quarter, ClickSoftware Technologies reported revenue of $27.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $23.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.09. GAAP EPS of $0.09 for Q3 were 36% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 64.0%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.4%, 1,150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.3%, 910 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $100.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.30.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 611 members out of 620 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 113 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 112 give ClickSoftware Technologies 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 ClickSoftware Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $9.88.
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