BroadSoft (Nasdaq: BSFT ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 27. 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 BroadSoft's revenues will grow 12.9% and EPS will grow 7.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $45.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.41.
Last quarter, BroadSoft booked revenue of $40.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $35.7 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 $0.36. GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q3 were 58% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.26 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 82.6%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.1%, 860 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.8%, 1,280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $164.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.39.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 38 members out of 134 rating the stock outperform, and 96 members rating it underperform. Among 44 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), eight give BroadSoft a green thumbs-up, and 36 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on BroadSoft is outperform, with an average price target of $43.40.
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