Computer Programs & Systems's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know
Computer Programs & Systems (NAS: CPSI) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 31. 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 Computer Programs & Systems's revenues will expand 23.1% and EPS will expand 47.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $51.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.87.
Last quarter, Computer Programs & Systems notched revenue of $45.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $42.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.63. GAAP EPS of $0.63 for Q3 were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.54 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.3%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.1%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.3%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $187.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.71.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 126 members out of 135 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 52 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Computer Programs & Systems 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 Computer Programs & Systems is outperform, with an average price target of $65.15.
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