Can Multimedia Games Holding Meet These Numbers?

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Multimedia Games Holding (NAS: MGAM) is expected to report Q3 earnings around July 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 Multimedia Games Holding's revenues will increase 15.4% and EPS will contract -4.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $46.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Multimedia Games Holding recorded revenue of $46.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $39.5 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 $0.31. GAAP EPS of $0.31 for Q2 were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.24 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 81.4%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 29.9%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.1%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $185.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.02.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Multimedia Games Holding is buy, with an average price target of $22.17.

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