Convergys (NYSE: CVG ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 30. 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 Convergys's revenues will expand 0.5% and EPS will grow 4.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $499.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, Convergys chalked up revenue of $508.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $500.5 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 $0.25. GAAP EPS of $0.29 for Q4 were 36% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 35.2%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.6%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.3%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.03.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 96 members out of 116 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 23 give Convergys 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 Convergys is hold, with an average price target of $17.64.
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