CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. 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 CoreLogic's revenues will grow 12.2% and EPS will wane -23.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $387.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.33.
Last quarter, CoreLogic chalked up revenue of $409.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $348.4 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 $0.45. GAAP EPS were $0.37 for Q3 versus -$1.01 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.1%, 430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.8%, 830 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.4%, 4,020 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.54 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.53.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 179 members out of 214 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 81 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 72 give CoreLogic a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on CoreLogic is outperform, with an average price target of $27.00.
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