DeVry (NYSE: DV ) is expected to report Q2 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 DeVry's revenues will decrease -5.2% and EPS will decrease -38.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $496.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.57.
Last quarter, DeVry logged revenue of $482.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $519.0 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 $0.49. GAAP EPS of $0.49 for Q1 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.83 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 49.8%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.5%, 590 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.6%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.00 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.18.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 264 members out of 309 rating the stock outperform, and 45 members rating it underperform. Among 94 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 78 give DeVry a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DeVry is hold, with an average price target of $24.69.
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