The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Fusion-io's revenues will increase 48.4% and EPS will decrease -53.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $110.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.07.
Last quarter, Fusion-io logged revenue of $106.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 49% higher than the prior-year quarter's $71.7 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 $0.09. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q4 compared to $0.07 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 57.5%, 870 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.6%, 1,080 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.2%, 1,020 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $531.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.38.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 202 members out of 228 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 33 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 28 give Fusion-io a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Fusion-io is outperform, with an average price target of $29.92.
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