DexCom (Nasdaq: DXCM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. 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 DexCom's revenues will grow 34.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $30.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.15.
Last quarter, DexCom recorded revenue of $23.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $18.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at -$0.25. GAAP EPS were -$0.25 for Q3 against -$0.20 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 39.0%, 570 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -71.2%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -74.8%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $96.6 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.81.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 76 members out of 173 rating the stock outperform, and 97 members rating it underperform. Among 63 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 23 give DexCom a green thumbs-up, and 40 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DexCom is outperform, with an average price target of $14.43.
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