E-Commerce China Dangdang (NYSE: DANG ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 23. 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 E-Commerce China Dangdang's revenues will increase 32.2% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $258.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.26.
Last quarter, E-Commerce China Dangdang recorded revenue of $204.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 44% higher than the prior-year quarter's $142.4 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 -$0.19. GAAP EPS were -$0.20 for Q3 against -$0.15 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 15.2%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -8.1%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.8%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $832.0 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.90.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 166 members out of 221 rating the stock outperform, and 55 members rating it underperform. Among 42 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give E-Commerce China Dangdang a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on E-Commerce China Dangdang is outperform, with an average price target of $6.60.
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