SAIC (NYSE: SAI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 26. 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 SAIC's revenues will grow 8.8% and EPS will grow 54.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.71 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.48.
Last quarter, SAIC booked revenue of $2.87 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.79 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.33. GAAP EPS were $0.33 for Q3 compared to -$0.27 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 12.6%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.1%, 780 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.9%, 710 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.21 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.48.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 730 members out of 782 rating the stock outperform, and 52 members rating it underperform. Among 183 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 174 give SAIC a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SAIC is hold, with an average price target of $13.29.
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