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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Plantronics's revenues will grow 11.0% and EPS will expand 11.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $201.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.70.
Last quarter, Plantronics logged revenue of $204.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $177.6 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 $0.71. GAAP EPS of $0.67 for Q4 were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.55 per share.
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 52.0%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.3%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $827.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.00.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 129 members out of 140 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 55 give Plantronics a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Plantronics is outperform, with an average price target of $44.79.
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