The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict RPX's revenues will grow 37.4% and EPS will expand 52.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $60.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.
Last quarter, RPX reported revenue of $51.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $42.4 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 $0.24. GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q4 were 36% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 57.7%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 31.1%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.6%, 330 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $229.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 136 members out of 138 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among 38 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give RPX 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 RPX is outperform, with an average price target of $16.88.
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