BroadSoft (Nasdaq: BSFT ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 6. 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 BroadSoft's revenues will grow 0.7% and EPS will shrink -62.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $38.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Last quarter, BroadSoft reported revenue of $45.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $40.6 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 $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.18 for Q4 were 5.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 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 77.7%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.4%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.7%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $184.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.23.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 37 members out of 124 rating the stock outperform, and 87 members rating it underperform. Among 37 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), seven give BroadSoft a green thumbs-up, and 30 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on BroadSoft is outperform, with an average price target of $41.50.
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