Can Spreadtrum Communications Meet These Numbers?
Spreadtrum Communications (NAS: SPRD) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Thursday. 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 Spreadtrum Communications's revenues will expand 7.5% and EPS will decrease -20.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $172.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.48.
Last quarter, Spreadtrum Communications recorded revenue of $161.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $137.1 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 $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.48 for Q1 were 5.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.51 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 38.0%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.1%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.1%, 500 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $716.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.10.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 269 members rating the stock outperform and 68 members rating it underperform. Among 64 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 37 give Spreadtrum Communications a green thumbs-up, and 27 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Spreadtrum Communications is outperform, with an average price target of $20.87.
Is Spreadtrum Communications the best semiconductor stock for you? You may be missing something obvious. Check out the semiconductor company that Motley Fool analysts expect to lead "The Next Trillion-Dollar Revolution." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Spreadtrum Communications to My Watchlist.
The article Can Spreadtrum Communications Meet These Numbers? originally appeared on Fool.com.Seth Jaysonhad no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor ofMotley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2012 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.