RealD (NYSE: RLD ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Feb. 6. 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 RealD's revenues will expand 0.6% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $49.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.10.
Last quarter, RealD reported revenue of $55.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 38% lower than the prior-year quarter's $88.0 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 -$0.08. GAAP EPS were -$0.08 for Q2 compared to $0.33 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 40.0%, 1,710 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -1.3%, 3,560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.6%, 2,910 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $215.9 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.32.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 61 members out of 86 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 18 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 10 give RealD a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on RealD is outperform, with an average price target of $15.50.
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