WebMD Health (Nasdaq: WBMD ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 7. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict WebMD Health's revenues will wither -0.1% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $106.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Last quarter, WebMD Health recorded revenue of $132.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $150.7 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 $0.08. GAAP EPS were -$0.12 for Q4 against $0.28 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 58.3%, 650 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.6%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.6%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $449.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.37.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 114 members out of 177 rating the stock outperform, and 63 members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 35 give WebMD Health a green thumbs-up, and 22 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on WebMD Health is hold, with an average price target of $14.00.
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