The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict 3D Systems's revenues will grow 48.7% and EPS will increase 93.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $103.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.31.
Last quarter, 3D Systems notched revenue of $90.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 57% higher than the prior-year quarter's $57.5 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 $0.24. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q3 were 71% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 51.8%, 350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.6%, 530 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.9%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $353.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.83.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on 3D Systems is outperform, with an average price target of $35.20.
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