Teradata (NYSE: TDC ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 2. 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 Teradata's revenues will expand 0.2% and EPS will drop -8.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $614.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.55.
Last quarter, Teradata notched revenue of $740.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 10.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $673.0 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 $0.79. GAAP EPS of $0.66 for Q4 were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.57 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 55.3%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.1%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.1%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.88 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.10.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 695 members out of 724 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 195 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 190 give Teradata a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Teradata is outperform, with an average price target of $77.25.
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