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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict WebMD Health's revenue will drop 20.7% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $112.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.12.
Last quarter, WebMD Health recorded revenue of $106.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $141.4 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 -$0.22. GAAP EPS were -$0.12 for Q1 versus $0.35 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 100.0%, 3,620 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -1.9%, 2,260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -5.2%, 2,050 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $461.9 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.38.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 112 members out of 168 rating the stock outperform, and 56 members rating it underperform. Among 49 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 29 give WebMD Health a green thumbs-up, and 20 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on WebMD Health is hold, with an average price target of $23.50.
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