Quality Systems (Nasdaq: QSII ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around May 17. 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 Quality Systems's revenues will grow 7.9% and EPS will grow 12.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $117.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Last quarter, Quality Systems booked revenue of $114.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $112.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.26. GAAP EPS of $0.26 for Q3 were 28% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.36 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 59.3%, 670 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.4%, 840 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.6%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $466.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.08.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,114 members out of 2,181 rating the stock outperform, and 67 members rating it underperform. Among 675 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 661 give Quality Systems a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Quality Systems is hold, with an average price target of $16.45.
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