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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Tellabs's revenues will compress -27.0% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $210.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.02.
Last quarter, Tellabs booked revenue of $209.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $257.9 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 -$0.04. GAAP EPS were -$0.16 for Q1 against -$0.38 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 34.5%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -12.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -26.7%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $861.7 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.03.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 384 members out of 431 rating the stock outperform, and 47 members rating it underperform. Among 97 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 90 give Tellabs a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tellabs is hold, with an average price target of $2.47.
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