NetEase (Nasdaq: NTES ) is expected to report Q4 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 NetEase's revenues will increase 2.6% and EPS will shrink 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $350.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.09.
Last quarter, NetEase tallied revenue of $325.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $306.7 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 $0.99. GAAP EPS of $0.98 were the same as 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 68.0%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 41.2%, 580 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 40.6%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.31 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.33.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,119 members out of 1,158 rating the stock outperform, and 39 members rating it underperform. Among 307 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 299 give NetEase 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 NetEase is outperform, with an average price target of $63.94.
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