Expedia (Nasdaq: EXPE ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 25. 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 Expedia's revenues will expand 21.1% and EPS will wither -7.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.26 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.82.
Last quarter, Expedia reported revenue of $1.01 billion. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $816.5 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 $0.25. GAAP EPS were -$0.77 for Q1 compared to -$0.02 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 75.2%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.1%, 360 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -10.3%, 990 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.80 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.35.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 358 members out of 456 rating the stock outperform, and 98 members rating it underperform. Among 154 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 137 give Expedia a green thumbs-up, and 17 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Expedia is outperform, with an average price target of $72.71.
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