Can HomeAway Beat These Numbers?
HomeAway (NAS: AWAY) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 25. 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 HomeAway's revenues will expand 19.7% and EPS will increase 100.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $85.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, HomeAway reported revenue of $79.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $64.1 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 $0.06. GAAP EPS of $0.06 for Q1 were 100% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 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 83.3%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.3%, 430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.7%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $340.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.26.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 103 members out of 144 rating the stock outperform, and 41 members rating it underperform. Among 55 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 40 give HomeAway a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on HomeAway is outperform, with an average price target of $31.33.
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