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What to Expect from NXP Semiconductors

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:52PM

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Checking expectations

NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq: NXPI) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 22. 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 NXP Semiconductors's revenues will grow 9.1% and EPS will increase 163.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.07 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.

Revenue details
Last quarter, NXP Semiconductors logged revenue of $1.12 billion. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $931.0 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 $0.50. GAAP EPS were -$0.47 for Q4 versus -$0.74 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 45.1%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.1%, 610 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -10.4%, 910 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.62 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.72.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 617 members out of 624 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 114 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 112 give NXP Semiconductors a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NXP Semiconductors is outperform, with an average price target of $30.08.

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