salesforce.com, inc (NYSE: CRM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 28. 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 salesforce.com, inc's revenues will expand 31.5% and EPS will drop -7.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $830.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.40.
Last quarter, salesforce.com, inc reported revenue of $788.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 35% higher than the prior-year quarter's $584.3 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 -$1.55 for Q3 compared to -$0.03 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 76.4%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -6.9%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -27.9%, 2,730 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.05 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.52.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on salesforce.com, inc is outperform, with an average price target of $174.53.
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