KEMET (NYSE: KEM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on May 9. 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 KEMET's revenues will shrink -4.3% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $201.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
Last quarter, KEMET booked revenue of $200.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $218.8 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 -$0.05. GAAP EPS were -$0.32 for Q3 against -$0.62 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 17.1%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.0%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.1%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $841.5 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.48.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 116 members out of 122 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 24 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give KEMET 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 KEMET is hold, with an average price target of $6.63.
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