If Bally Technologies (NYS: BYI) misses estimates again it will be the fourth consecutive quarter for the company. The company will unveil its latest earnings Thursday. Bally Technologies is a worldwide gaming company that designs, manufactures, distributes, and operates gaming devices and computerized monitoring, accounting, and player-tracking systems for gaming devices.
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The majority of CAPS All -tars see BYI as a good bet, with 71.4% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The majority of the Fools are in agreement with the All-Stars as 73.3% give it an "outperform" rating. Fools are gung-ho about Bally Technologies, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 77 posts in the past 30 days. Bally Technologies' bearish CAPS rating of one out of five stars falls short of the Fool community sentiment.
Bally Technologies' profit has risen year over year by an average of 3.1% over the past five quarters.
Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows gross, operating, and net margins over the past four quarters.
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