CIBER (NYSE: CBR ) 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 CIBER's revenues will contract -10.7% and EPS will shrink -66.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $213.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Last quarter, CIBER reported revenue of $215.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $222.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.01. GAAP EPS were -$0.13 for Q3 compared to $0.04 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 25.3%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.1%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.4%, 580 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $889.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.03.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 128 members out of 138 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 37 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 34 give CIBER a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on CIBER is outperform, with an average price target of $4.70.
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