Flextronics International (Nasdaq: FLEX ) is expected to report Q4 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 Flextronics International's revenues will compress -18.5% and EPS will decrease -53.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $5.20 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.13.
Last quarter, Flextronics International reported revenue of $6.12 billion. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $7.47 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 $0.22. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q3 were 71% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 5.6%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.1%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.4%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $23.49 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.83.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 596 members out of 627 rating the stock outperform, and 31 members rating it underperform. Among 148 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 142 give Flextronics International a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Flextronics International is outperform, with an average price target of $7.67.
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