NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA ) 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 NVIDIA's revenues will grow 15.6% and EPS will expand 15.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.10 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.30.
Last quarter, NVIDIA booked revenue of $1.20 billion. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.07 billion.
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 $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.33 for Q3 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.29 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 52.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.9%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.4%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.27 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.11.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 5,372 members out of 5,601 rating the stock outperform, and 229 members rating it underperform. Among 1,192 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,161 give NVIDIA a green thumbs-up, and 31 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NVIDIA is hold, with an average price target of $16.79.
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