The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict NeuStar's revenues will increase 8.9% and EPS will increase 23.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $217.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.79.
Last quarter, NeuStar recorded revenue of $214.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $174.2 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 $0.75. GAAP EPS of $0.56 for Q4 were 124% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.25 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 77.3%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 32.4%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.6%, 690 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $905.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.34.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 247 members out of 261 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 74 give NeuStar a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NeuStar is outperform, with an average price target of $44.38.
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