The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Perfect World's revenues will wither -12.9% and EPS will decrease -39.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $98.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.47.
Last quarter, Perfect World booked revenue of $109.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $122.8 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 $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q4 were 67% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.85 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 79.7%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $445.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.74.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 472 members out of 506 rating the stock outperform, and 34 members rating it underperform. Among 91 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 82 give Perfect World a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Perfect World is outperform, with an average price target of $14.20.
Software and computerized services are being consumed in radically different ways, on new and increasingly mobile devices. Many old leaders will be left behind. Whether or not Perfect World makes the coming cut, you should check out the company that Motley Fool analysts expect to lead the pack in "The Next Trillion-dollar Revolution." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Perfect World to My Watchlist.