II-VI (Nasdaq: IIVI ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on April 23. 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 II-VI's revenues will grow 10.7% and EPS will compress -7.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $146.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, II-VI notched revenue of $125.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $126.8 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 $0.20. GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q2 were 9.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.21 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 37.2%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.7%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $563.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.93.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,281 members out of 1,302 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 372 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 367 give II-VI a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on II-VI is outperform, with an average price target of $19.38.
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