Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 24. 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 Stamps.com's revenues will grow 7.4% and EPS will grow 14.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $30.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.39.
Last quarter, Stamps.com recorded revenue of $30.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 10% higher than the prior-year quarter's $27.2 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 $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.58 for Q4 were 28% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.80 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 75.5%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.7%, 590 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 30.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $125.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.85.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 181 members out of 198 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 59 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Stamps.com a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Stamps.com is buy, with an average price target of $34.25.
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