ValueClick (Nasdaq: VCLK ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 1. 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 ValueClick's revenues will expand 3.3% and EPS will increase 2.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $166.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, ValueClick logged revenue of $165.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $146.4 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 $0.42. GAAP EPS of $0.34 for Q1 were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.27 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 62.3%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.3%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.9%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $740.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.85.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 557 members out of 591 rating the stock outperform, and 34 members rating it underperform. Among 143 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 128 give ValueClick a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ValueClick is hold, with an average price target of $30.25.
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