Entropic Communications (Nasdaq: ENTR ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 5. 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 Entropic Communications's revenues will grow 61.5% and EPS will shrink -33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $90.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.
Last quarter, Entropic Communications chalked up revenue of $89.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 75% higher than the prior-year quarter's $51.5 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 $0.09. GAAP EPS dropped to zero from the prior-year quarter's $0.05.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 49.0%, 630 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.8%, 950 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.5%, 850 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $322.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.37.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 254 members out of 284 rating the stock outperform, and 30 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Entropic Communications a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Entropic Communications is outperform, with an average price target of $7.45.
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