Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 7. 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 Descartes Systems Group's revenues will grow 13.0% and EPS will grow 87.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $33.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Descartes Systems Group booked revenue of $32.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $28.5 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 $0.10. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q3 were 25% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 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 68.1%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.1%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.5%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $126.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.52.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 42 members out of 43 rating the stock outperform, and one members rating it underperform. Among 15 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 14 give Descartes Systems Group a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Descartes Systems Group is outperform, with an average price target of $10.16.
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