Luminex (Nasdaq: LMNX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 4. 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 Luminex's revenues will grow 12.9% and EPS will wane -18.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $54.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.
Last quarter, Luminex notched revenue of $50.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $45.6 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 $0.04. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q3 were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.05 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 70.0%, 320 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.7%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.3%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $201.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.32.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 91 members out of 104 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 30 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 25 give Luminex a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Luminex is outperform, with an average price target of $20.83.
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