Linear Technology (Nasdaq: LLTC ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on April 16. 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 Linear Technology's revenues will grow 0.4% and EPS will compress 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $313.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.44.
Last quarter, Linear Technology recorded revenue of $305.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $294.3 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 $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.38 were the same as 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 74.4%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 43.5%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 29.1%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.29 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.76.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Linear Technology is hold, with an average price target of $33.80.
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