Aixtron SE (Nasdaq: AIXG ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 28. 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 Aixtron SE's revenues will shrink -48.1% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $94.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
Last quarter, Aixtron SE reported revenue of $79.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 34% lower than the prior-year quarter's $120.8 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 -$0.33. GAAP EPS were -$0.99 for Q3 against $0.00 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 14.8%, 2,820 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -38.1%, 3,880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -126.0%, 12,600 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $293.9 million. The average EPS estimate is -$1.07.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 205 members out of 237 rating the stock outperform, and 32 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Aixtron SE 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 Aixtron SE is underperform, with an average price target of $14.28.
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