It's Showtime for Silicon Image

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Silicon Image (NAS: SIMG) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 30. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Silicon Image's revenues will expand 23.8% and EPS will grow 50.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $74.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Silicon Image booked revenue of $63.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $53.6 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.05. GAAP EPS were -$0.01 for Q2 against -$0.02 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 59.2%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.1%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.5%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $264.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.21.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 692 members out of 726 rating the stock outperform, and 34 members rating it underperform. Among 123 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 114 give Silicon Image a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Silicon Image is outperform, with an average price target of $8.83.

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