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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Motorola Solutions's revenues will grow 4.8% and EPS will grow 13.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.05 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Motorola Solutions recorded revenue of $2.44 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.30 billion.
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 $1.10. GAAP EPS of $1.18 for Q4 were 111% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.56 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 50.4%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.2%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.8%, 580 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $9.16 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.71.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,947 members out of 2,381 rating the stock outperform, and 434 members rating it underperform. Among 440 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 364 give Motorola Solutions a green thumbs-up, and 76 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Motorola Solutions is outperform, with an average price target of $53.63.
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