Stratasys (NAS: SSYS) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 1. 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 Stratasys' revenue will increase 23.6% and EPS will improve 39.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $46.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.32.
Last quarter, Stratasys reported revenue of $45.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $34.6 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 $0.28. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q1 were 8.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.23 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 51.1%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.1%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.1%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $188.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.31.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 611 members out of 641 rating the stock outperform, and 30 members rating it underperform. Among 173 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 166 give Stratasys 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 Stratasys is hold, with an average price target of $35.33.
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