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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Avago Technologies's revenues will increase 2.4% and EPS will decrease -3.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $576.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.60.
Last quarter, Avago Technologies logged revenue of $618.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $623.0 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 $0.77. GAAP EPS of $0.63 for Q4 were 3.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.61 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 50.8%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 26.9%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 25.7%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.45 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.77.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 94 members out of 99 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 23 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 23 give Avago Technologies a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Avago Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $41.47.
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