STEC (Nasdaq: STEC ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around March 1. 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 STEC's revenues will wither -34.8% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $37.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.32.
Last quarter, STEC logged revenue of $42.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 42% lower than the prior-year quarter's $72.5 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 -$0.24. GAAP EPS were -$0.42 for Q3 against $0.09 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 37.0%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -50.9%, 5,850 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -47.0%, 5,370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $172.0 million. The average EPS estimate is -$1.04.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on STEC is hold, with an average price target of $7.40.
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