CIBER (NYSE: CBR) is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 30. 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 CIBER's revenues will decrease -7.7% and EPS will grow 200.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $222.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.

Revenue details
Last quarter, CIBER recorded revenue of $225.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $221.0 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 $0.02. GAAP EPS were -$0.09 for Q4 compared to -$0.23 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 26.1%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.3%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.8%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $903.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.14.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 128 members out of 140 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 31 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give CIBER a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on CIBER is outperform, with an average price target of $4.56.

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