Computer Programs & Systems (Nasdaq: CPSI ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Computer Programs & Systems's revenues will grow 11.6% and EPS will increase 45.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $49.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.74.
Last quarter, Computer Programs & Systems reported revenue of $47.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $42.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.83. GAAP EPS of $0.83 for Q4 were 41% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 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 44.3%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.8%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.1%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $200.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.91.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 133 members out of 142 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 52 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 50 give Computer Programs & Systems 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 Computer Programs & Systems is outperform, with an average price target of $60.64.
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