The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Affymetrix's revenues will expand 19.6% and EPS will come to zero.
The average estimate for revenue is $78.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.
Last quarter, Affymetrix recorded revenue of $84.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $65.1 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 -$0.02. GAAP EPS were -$0.17 for Q4 versus -$0.21 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 53.6%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -8.0%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -14.5%, 810 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $324.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.10.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 345 members out of 411 rating the stock outperform, and 66 members rating it underperform. Among 103 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 89 give Affymetrix a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Affymetrix is hold, with an average price target of $4.63.
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