Spreadtrum Communications (Nasdaq: SPRD ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 26. 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 Spreadtrum Communications's revenues will grow 2.4% and EPS will decrease -21.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $196.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.52.
Last quarter, Spreadtrum Communications tallied revenue of $187.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $184.8 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 $0.44. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q3 were 40% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.75 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 37.3%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.4%, 800 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.4%, 890 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $718.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.05.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 257 members out of 321 rating the stock outperform, and 64 members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 43 give Spreadtrum Communications a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Spreadtrum Communications is hold, with an average price target of $21.74.
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