Mercadolibre (Nasdaq: MELI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 22. 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 Mercadolibre's revenues will expand 21.7% and EPS will grow 29.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $105.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.61.
Last quarter, Mercadolibre notched revenue of $97.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $81.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.59. GAAP EPS of $0.59 for Q3 were 1.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 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 73.6%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 34.7%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 26.8%, 540 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $375.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.22.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,087 members out of 1,160 rating the stock outperform, and 73 members rating it underperform. Among 279 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 266 give Mercadolibre a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mercadolibre is outperform, with an average price target of $98.28.
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