SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 5. 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 SIRIUS XM Radio's revenues will expand 14.5% and EPS will grow from $0.00 per share the prior year.
The average estimate for revenue is $899.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.
Last quarter, SIRIUS XM Radio notched revenue of $867.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $762.6 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 $0.02. GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q3 were 50% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.02 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 50.8%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 26.7%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.6%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.41 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.12.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,536 members out of 5,515 rating the stock outperform, and 979 members rating it underperform. Among 798 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 577 give SIRIUS XM Radio a green thumbs-up, and 221 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SIRIUS XM Radio is outperform, with an average price target of $2.73.
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