Verint Systems (Nasdaq: VRNT ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 27. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Verint Systems's revenues will grow 6.6% and EPS will contract 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $226.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.75.
Last quarter, Verint Systems tallied revenue of $201.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $199.4 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 $0.63. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q3 were 73% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.15 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 69.4%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 330 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.7%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $842.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.49.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Verint Systems is outperform, with an average price target of $37.75.
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