CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 29. 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 CBIZ's revenues will grow 11.9% and EPS will grow 25.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $211.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, CBIZ tallied revenue of $234.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $220.8 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 $0.37. GAAP EPS of $0.37 for Q1 were 2.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.38 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 18.7%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.5%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.8%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $821.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.65.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 119 members out of 127 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among 35 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 35 give CBIZ a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on CBIZ is buy, with an average price target of $8.50.
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