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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict EarthLink's revenues will shrink -6.9% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $314.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.05.
Last quarter, EarthLink logged revenue of $320.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $344.4 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 $0.00. GAAP EPS were -$2.30 for Q1 against $0.07 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 51.7%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.4%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -73.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.25 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.18.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 272 members out of 356 rating the stock outperform, and 84 members rating it underperform. Among 94 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 72 give EarthLink a green thumbs-up, and 22 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EarthLink is outperform, with an average price target of $8.75.
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