HomeAway (Nasdaq: AWAY ) is expected to report Q1 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 HomeAway's revenues will grow 22.7% and EPS will expand 33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $78.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.04.
Last quarter, HomeAway logged revenue of $71.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $58.5 million.
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 $0.05. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q4 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.00 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 82.9%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.8%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.4%, 680 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $341.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.28.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 103 members out of 145 rating the stock outperform, and 42 members rating it underperform. Among 44 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give HomeAway a green thumbs-up, and 17 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on HomeAway is outperform, with an average price target of $27.70.
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