The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Bruker's revenues will expand 2.8% and EPS will grow 27.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $417.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Last quarter, Bruker tallied revenue of $517.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $475.1 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 $0.28. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q4 were 70% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.23 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 46.8%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.4%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.5%, 570 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.87 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.91.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 251 members out of 267 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 46 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 44 give Bruker 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 Bruker is outperform, with an average price target of $15.60.
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