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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict RPX's revenues will increase 3.5% and EPS will decrease -20.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $57.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, RPX reported revenue of $61.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 40% higher than the prior-year quarter's $43.8 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 $0.33. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q1 were 87% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.15 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 61.3%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 37.7%, 890 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 24.0%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $230.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.97.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 144 members out of 146 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among 52 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 50 give RPX a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on RPX is outperform, with an average price target of $17.25.
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