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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Diebold's revenues will drop -6.6% and EPS will decrease -46.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $694.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, Diebold notched revenue of $633.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $698.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.04. GAAP EPS were -$0.21 for Q1 compared to $0.71 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 21.0%, 660 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.4%, 780 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.1%, 860 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.86.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 181 members out of 218 rating the stock outperform, and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 50 give Diebold a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Diebold is hold, with an average price target of $28.75.
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