DeVry (NYSE: DV ) 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 DeVry's revenues will decrease -4.4% and EPS will decrease -17.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $516.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.83.
Last quarter, DeVry reported revenue of $505.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $524.0 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 $0.87. GAAP EPS of $0.78 for Q2 were 500% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.13 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 51.8%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.9%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.0%, 830 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.00 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.66.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 256 members out of 299 rating the stock outperform, and 43 members rating it underperform. Among 89 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 75 give DeVry a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DeVry is outperform, with an average price target of $26.31.
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