The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Coinstar's revenues will increase 25.4% and EPS will increase 21.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $546.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.19.
Last quarter, Coinstar logged revenue of $568.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $424.1 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 $1.39. GAAP EPS of $1.65 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.26 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 31.3%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.8%, 640 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.5%, 750 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.28 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.42.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 603 members out of 699 rating the stock outperform, and 96 members rating it underperform. Among 136 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 117 give Coinstar a green thumbs-up, and 19 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Coinstar is outperform, with an average price target of $70.62.
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