OpenTable (Nasdaq: OPEN ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 7. 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 OpenTable's revenues will increase 14.4% and EPS will grow 16.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $42.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.
Last quarter, OpenTable booked revenue of $39.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $34.4 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 $0.42. GAAP EPS of $0.26 for Q3 were 53% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 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 73.5%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 23.1%, 620 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.0%, 320 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $161.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.67.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 225 members out of 451 rating the stock outperform, and 226 members rating it underperform. Among 139 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 61 give OpenTable a green thumbs-up, and 78 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OpenTable is hold, with an average price target of $44.38.
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