Web.com Group (Nasdaq: WWWW ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 7. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Web.com Group's revenues will expand 68.1% and EPS will expand 50.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $123.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.42.
Last quarter, Web.com Group chalked up revenue of $105.8 million. GAAP reported sales were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $43.9 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 $0.41. GAAP EPS were -$0.45 for Q3 compared to -$0.19 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 62.0%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -4.2%, 440 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -20.3%, 800 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $482.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.56.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 118 members out of 142 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 46 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 35 give Web.com Group a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Web.com Group is buy, with an average price target of $20.91.
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