Daktronics (NAS: DAKT) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Aug. 21. 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 Daktronics's revenues will grow 2.9% and EPS will drop -37.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $122.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.05.
Last quarter, Daktronics reported revenue of $112.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $114.4 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 -$0.01. GAAP EPS were -$0.01 for Q4 against $0.07 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 22.0%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -2.3%, 660 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.5%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $520.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.32.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 431 members out of 467 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 89 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 84 give Daktronics a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Daktronics is outperform, with an average price target of $11.88.
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