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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Mercadolibre's revenues will grow 24.1% and EPS will grow 14.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $110.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.65.
Last quarter, Mercadolibre booked revenue of $102.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $83.7 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 $0.53. GAAP EPS of $0.40 for Q1 were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 72.1%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 27.8%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.0%, 640 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $465.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.74.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,085 members out of 1,159 rating the stock outperform, and 74 members rating it underperform. Among 299 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 284 give Mercadolibre a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mercadolibre is hold, with an average price target of $101.00.
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