The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Cray's revenues will grow 104.9% and EPS will drop -40.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $187.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.51.
Last quarter, Cray reported revenue of $35.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $36.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at -$0.14. GAAP EPS were -$0.14 for Q3 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 48.5%, 410 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -22.3%, 930 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -14.4%, 1,890 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $419.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.79.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 147 members out of 178 rating the stock outperform, and 31 members rating it underperform. Among 38 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give Cray a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cray is outperform, with an average price target of $14.63.
Is Cray the best tech stock for you? You may be missing something obvious. Check out the semiconductor company that Motley Fool analysts expect to lead "The Next Trillion-dollar Revolution." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Cray to My Watchlist.
Seth Jayson had no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor of Motley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.