Solera Holdings (NYSE: SLH ) is expected to report Q3 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 Solera Holdings's revenues will grow 7.7% and EPS will contract -4.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $213.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Solera Holdings logged revenue of $209.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $195.1 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 $0.69. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q2 were 28% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.39 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 68.6%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 28.9%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.4%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $834.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.66.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 59 members out of 74 rating the stock outperform, and 15 members rating it underperform. Among 17 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Solera Holdings a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Solera Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $52.00.
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