Coming Soon: Qlik Technologies Earnings

Checking expectations

Seth Jayson
Seth Jayson
Feb 11, 2013 at 12:00AM
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Qlik Technologies (Nasdaq: QLIK) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 14. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Qlik Technologies's revenues will expand 17.4% and EPS will contract 0.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $126.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Qlik Technologies logged revenue of $86.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $75.5 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.02. GAAP EPS dropped to zero from the prior-year quarter's $0.01.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 88.2%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -2.1%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.2%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $377.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.24.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 387 members out of 420 rating the stock outperform, and 33 members rating it underperform. Among 101 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 96 give Qlik Technologies 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 Qlik Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $26.13.

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