Volcano (Nasdaq: VOLC ) 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 Volcano's revenues will grow 10.4% and EPS will contract -35.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $102.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.
Last quarter, Volcano booked revenue of $93.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $85.8 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 $0.04. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q3 were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.05 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 64.5%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.1%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $381.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.19.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 160 members out of 186 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 53 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 44 give Volcano 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 Volcano is outperform, with an average price target of $31.73.
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