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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict NTELOS Holdings's revenues will grow 9.4% and EPS will grow 3.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $122.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.
Last quarter, NTELOS Holdings tallied revenue of $119.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $110.5 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 $0.26. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q1 were 32% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 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 62.7%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.7%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.6%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $491.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.09.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 121 members out of 130 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 32 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 31 give NTELOS Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NTELOS Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $14.25.
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