The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Nanometrics's revenues will wane -39.3% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $32.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.20.
Last quarter, Nanometrics booked revenue of $24.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 56% lower than the prior-year quarter's $55.5 million.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.22. GAAP EPS were -$0.24 for Q1 versus $0.07 per share for the prior-year quarter.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 45.4%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -39.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -22.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $164.8 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.04.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Nanometrics is outperform, with an average price target of $17.30.
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