Rovi (Nasdaq: ROVI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 13. 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 Rovi's revenues will drop -12.8% and EPS will drop -26.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $154.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.44.
Last quarter, Rovi reported revenue of $169.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $181.9 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 $0.50. GAAP EPS were -$0.13 for Q3 versus $0.02 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 80.7%, 340 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.8%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.9%, 890 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $650.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.08.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 157 members out of 182 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Rovi a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Rovi is outperform, with an average price target of $18.24.
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