Pandora Media (NYSE: P ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 23. 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 Pandora Media's revenues will grow 53.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $124.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.10.
Last quarter, Pandora Media logged revenue of $125.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 54% higher than the prior-year quarter's $81.3 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 -$0.04. GAAP EPS were -$0.09 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 31.3%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -11.5%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.6%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $617.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.02.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 209 members out of 628 rating the stock outperform, and 419 members rating it underperform. Among 181 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Pandora Media a green thumbs-up, and 134 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pandora Media is outperform, with an average price target of $11.96.
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