Move (Nasdaq: MOVE ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 12. 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 Move's revenues will grow 9.4% and EPS will wane 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $51.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Last quarter, Move tallied revenue of $49.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $46.5 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 $0.09. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q3 were 300% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 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 79.3%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.2%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $198.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.37.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 109 members out of 201 rating the stock outperform, and 92 members rating it underperform. Among 74 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 32 give Move a green thumbs-up, and 42 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Move is buy, with an average price target of $12.33.
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