NCR (NYSE: NCR ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 30. 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 NCR's revenues will increase 7.2% and EPS will wane -8.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.33 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.
Last quarter, NCR recorded revenue of $1.64 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.60 billion.
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 $0.72. GAAP EPS were -$0.13 for Q4 against -$0.06 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 27.5%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.5%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.2%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.31 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.71.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 268 members out of 293 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 80 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 73 give NCR a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NCR is outperform, with an average price target of $26.29.
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