Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS ) 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 Sonus Networks's revenues will increase 6.6% and EPS will wither -100.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $79.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.
Last quarter, Sonus Networks reported revenue of $57.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% lower than the prior-year quarter's $66.4 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 -$0.02. GAAP EPS were -$0.06 for Q3 against $0.01 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 56.9%, 670 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -15.3%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -27.4%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $258.2 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.07.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 361 members out of 388 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 64 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Sonus Networks a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Sonus Networks is outperform, with an average price target of $2.98.
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