Web.com Group (NAS: WWWW) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 25. 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 Web.com Group's revenues will expand 177.3% and EPS will grow 34.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $121.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.39.
Last quarter, Web.com Group booked revenue of $98.9 million. GAAP reported sales were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $42.2 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 $0.38. GAAP EPS were -$0.41 for Q2 compared to -$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 59.8%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -10.9%, 990 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -19.3%, 1,490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $478.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.54.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 123 members out of 153 rating the stock outperform, and 30 members rating it underperform. Among 47 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 32 give Web.com Group a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Web.com Group is buy, with an average price target of $20.36.
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