Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 1. 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 Monster Worldwide's revenues will shrink -12.5% and EPS will grow 33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $207.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.
Last quarter, Monster Worldwide tallied revenue of $212.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $233.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.08. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q1 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 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 54.0%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.6%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.4%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $832.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.34.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 249 members out of 322 rating the stock outperform, and 73 members rating it underperform. Among 95 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 72 give Monster Worldwide a green thumbs-up, and 23 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Monster Worldwide is outperform, with an average price target of $7.75.
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