Dealertrack Technologies (Nasdaq: TRAK ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 25. 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 Dealertrack Technologies's revenues will grow 10.5% and EPS will grow 20.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $100.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.
Last quarter, Dealertrack Technologies reported revenue of $99.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $95.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.28. GAAP EPS were -$0.07 for Q3 versus $0.13 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 44.0%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.5%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -3.0%, 860 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $388.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.10.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 64 members out of 91 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 21 give Dealertrack Technologies a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dealertrack Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $35.00.
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