InterDigital (Nasdaq: IDCC ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. 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 InterDigital's revenues will wane -19.1% and EPS will shrink -87.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $62.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, InterDigital logged revenue of $434.0 million. GAAP reported sales were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $76.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $5.56. GAAP EPS of $5.56 for Q3 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.57 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 89.5%, 1,290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 83.7%, 4,160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 54.3%, 2,000 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $635.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $6.13.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,188 members out of 1,234 rating the stock outperform, and 46 members rating it underperform. Among 307 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 296 give InterDigital a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on InterDigital is outperform, with an average price target of $36.40.
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