Will Rofin-Sinar Technologies Beat These Analyst Estimates?

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Rofin-Sinar Technologies (NAS: RSTI) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Aug. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Rofin-Sinar Technologies's revenues will decrease -14.5% and EPS will drop -46.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $132.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Rofin-Sinar Technologies logged revenue of $129.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $136.2 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.28. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q2 were 35% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.43 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 37.7%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.1%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.2%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $565.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.44.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,205 members out of 1,229 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 345 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 343 give Rofin-Sinar Technologies a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Rofin-Sinar Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $31.01.

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