Heidrick & Struggles International (Nasdaq: HSII ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 26. 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 Heidrick & Struggles International's revenues will drop -13.8% and EPS will decrease -61.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $109.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.
Last quarter, Heidrick & Struggles International recorded revenue of $122.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $142.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.23. GAAP EPS were $0.23 for Q3 versus -$1.82 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 33.1%, 320 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.6%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.5%, 2,630 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $449.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.55.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 76 members out of 89 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 31 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 28 give Heidrick & Struggles International a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Heidrick & Struggles International is hold, with an average price target of $13.20.
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