Netspend Holdings (Nasdaq: NTSP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 16. 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 Netspend Holdings's revenues will increase 15.5% and EPS will grow 36.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $88.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Netspend Holdings booked revenue of $84.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $74.3 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 $0.15. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q3 were 44% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 53.4%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.3%, 1,040 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.2%, 600 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $350.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.58.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 38 members out of 38 rating the stock outperform, and members rating it underperform. Among 13 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Netspend Holdings a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Netspend Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $10.55.
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