Diodes (Nasdaq: DIOD ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 13. 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 Diodes's revenues will grow 14.2% and EPS will wane -33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $163.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, Diodes booked revenue of $166.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $160.6 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 $0.20. GAAP EPS of $0.18 for Q3 were 14% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.21 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 26.2%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.5%, 380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.1%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $634.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.48.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 214 members out of 229 rating the stock outperform, and 15 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Diodes a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Diodes is outperform, with an average price target of $23.56.
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