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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Motorola Solutions's revenues will wither -0.9% and EPS will grow 38.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.13 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.97.
Last quarter, Motorola Solutions logged revenue of $1.97 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.96 billion.
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 $0.66. GAAP EPS of $0.68 for Q1 were 39% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 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 48.4%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.5%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.7%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.94 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.30.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,941 members out of 2,376 rating the stock outperform, and 435 members rating it underperform. Among 439 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 365 give Motorola Solutions a green thumbs-up, and 74 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Motorola Solutions is hold, with an average price target of $58.07.
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