OraSure Technologies (Nasdaq: OSUR ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 9. 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 OraSure Technologies's revenues will contract -11.8% and EPS will increase from $0.00 per share the prior year.
The average estimate for revenue is $20.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.14.
Last quarter, OraSure Technologies notched revenue of $22.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $21.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at -$0.04. GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q3 compared to -$0.08 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 62.8%, 330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -13.2%, 700 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.0%, 710 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $86.5 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.33.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 207 members out of 227 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 55 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 49 give OraSure Technologies a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OraSure Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $14.07.
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