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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Polycom's revenues will decrease -4.8% and EPS will wane -36.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $341.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Last quarter, Polycom reported revenue of $338.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $345.7 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 $0.13. GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q1 were 89% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 58.8%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.4%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.8%, 360 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.42 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.64.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 200 members out of 219 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 58 give Polycom a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Polycom is hold, with an average price target of $12.00.
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