The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Santarus's revenues will grow 75.7% and EPS will grow 260.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $82.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, Santarus booked revenue of $79.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 73% higher than the prior-year quarter's $45.9 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, EPS came in at $0.25. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 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 72.3%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.3%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 23.6%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $345.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 179 members out of 193 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 54 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Santarus a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Santarus is outperform, with an average price target of $16.80.
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