Mentor Graphics (NAS: MENT) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 18. 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 Mentor Graphics' revenues will improve 12.1% and EPS will improve 54.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $239.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.17.
Last quarter, Mentor Graphics recorded revenue of $247.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $230.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.30. GAAP EPS were $0.25 for Q1 against -$0.02 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 82.6%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.5%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.4%, 1,240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.10 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.38.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 103 members out of 135 rating the stock outperform, and 32 members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 17 give Mentor Graphics a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mentor Graphics is buy, with an average price target of $18.92.
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