NTELOS Holdings (Nasdaq: NTLS ) 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 NTELOS Holdings's revenues will increase 8.8% and EPS will shrink -31.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $120.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, NTELOS Holdings notched revenue of $117.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $106.0 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 $0.03. GAAP EPS were $0.01 for Q4 versus -$2.86 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 59.6%, 530 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.3%, 560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.3%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $491.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.07.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 122 members out of 131 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 32 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 29 give NTELOS Holdings 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 NTELOS Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $18.80.
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