The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict NVE's revenues will grow 11.8% and EPS will increase 19.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $7.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.62.
Last quarter, NVE tallied revenue of $7.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $8.2 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 $0.69. GAAP EPS of $0.69 for Q1 were 1.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.70 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 75.8%, 740 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 59.4%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 45.3%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $31.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.68.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 282 members out of 377 rating the stock outperform, and 95 members rating it underperform. Among 100 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give NVE a green thumbs-up, and 49 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NVE is buy, with an average price target of $63.00.
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