Supertex (NAS: SUPX) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Oct. 22. 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 Supertex's revenues will shrink -7.2% and EPS will wane -28.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $15.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.
Last quarter, Supertex booked revenue of $16.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $18.1 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 $0.11. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q1 were 62% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.13 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 46.7%, 350 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.9%, 720 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.7%, 550 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $65.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.50.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 93 members out of 104 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 30 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 28 give Supertex a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Supertex is hold, with an average price target of $25.00.
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