The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Xyratex's revenues will wane -34.2% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $255.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.32.
Last quarter, Xyratex tallied revenue of $275.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 24% lower than the prior-year quarter's $361.8 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 $0.37. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q3 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.32 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 18.5%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.9%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.8%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.15 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.79.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 258 members out of 277 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 72 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 67 give Xyratex 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 Xyratex is hold, with an average price target of $13.67.
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