USA Mobility (Nasdaq: USMO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 22. 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 USA Mobility's revenues will decrease -6.9% and EPS will drop -16.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $54.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Last quarter, USA Mobility booked revenue of $55.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 10% lower than the prior-year quarter's $61.5 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 $0.36. GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q3 were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.46 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 73.7%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 23.7%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.6%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $222.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.47.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 212 members out of 239 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 62 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give USA Mobility a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
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