Zebra Technologies Earnings Preview

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Watch Zebra Technologies' (NAS: ZBRA) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Zebra Technologies designs, manufactures, sells, and supports direct thermal and thermal-transfer label printers, radio frequency identification printer/encoders, and dye sublimation card printers.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Zebra Technologies, with five out of seven analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Zebra Technologies as much as competitor Intermec overall. Three out of five analysts rate Intermec a buy compared to two out of seven for Zebra Technologies. Zebra Technologies' rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $251.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 1.3% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.62 per share. Estimates range from $0.60 to $0.64.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are strongly backing the stock, with 91.4% assigning it an outperform rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars, with 92.3% awarding it a rating of outperform. Fools are bullish on Zebra Technologies, though the message boards have been quiet lately, with only 60 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Zebra Technologies, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

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