The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Cbeyond's revenues will compress -3.6% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $118.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
Last quarter, Cbeyond chalked up revenue of $121.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $122.5 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 $0.06. GAAP EPS were $0.06 for Q3 compared to -$0.04 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 68.2%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.3%, 400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.6%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $488.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.04.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 106 members out of 141 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 43 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 28 give Cbeyond a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cbeyond is hold, with an average price target of $9.17.
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