Can Qlik Technologies Beat These Numbers?
Qlik Technologies (NAS: QLIK) 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 Qlik Technologies's revenues will increase 24.2% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $106.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Last quarter, Qlik Technologies logged revenue of $96.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $79.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.09. GAAP EPS were -$0.15 for Q1 against -$0.09 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 85.1%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -17.4%, 760 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -13.7%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $477.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.42.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 375 members out of 410 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 104 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 97 give Qlik Technologies a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Qlik Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $29.50.
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