DreamWorks Animation (NAS: DWA) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 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 DreamWorks Animation's revenue will contract 15.0% and EPS will contract 37.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $185.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, DreamWorks Animation reported revenue of $136.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $108.0 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 $0.11. GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q1 were 10.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.10 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 29.1%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.1%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.7%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $694.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.94.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,117 members out of 1,186 rating the stock outperform, and 69 members rating it underperform. Among 302 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 289 give DreamWorks Animation a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DreamWorks Animation is hold, with an average price target of $17.68.
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