Cbeyond (Nasdaq: CBEY ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 1. 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 Cbeyond's revenues will drop -5.0% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $117.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.09.
Last quarter, Cbeyond booked revenue of $118.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $123.3 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 -$0.18. GAAP EPS were -$0.20 for Q4 versus -$0.18 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 69.2%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.5%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.9%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $476.1 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.30.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 105 members out of 141 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 42 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give Cbeyond a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cbeyond is hold, with an average price target of $8.57.
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