The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Syntel's revenues will improve 15.3% and EPS will grow 22.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $181.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.81.
Last quarter, Syntel reported revenue of $170.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $145.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.98. GAAP EPS of $0.98 for Q1 were 63% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 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 41.8%, 680 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 26.1%, 810 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 23.9%, 670 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $742.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.57.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 188 members out of 201 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 61 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Syntel a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Syntel is outperform, with an average price target of $57.88.
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