ReachLocal (Nasdaq: RLOC ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 7. 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 ReachLocal's revenues will grow 18.0% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $122.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Last quarter, ReachLocal logged revenue of $120.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $99.8 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 -$0.01. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q4 against -$0.05 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 50.3%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.2%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.3%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $534.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.08.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 68 members out of 74 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 24 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 21 give ReachLocal a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ReachLocal is outperform, with an average price target of $15.50.
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