Teradata (NYS: TDC) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 1. 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 Teradata's revenues will increase 10.8% and EPS will expand 13.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $667.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Teradata logged revenue of $665.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $581.0 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 $0.77. GAAP EPS of $0.65 for Q2 were 8.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 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 57.7%, 330 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 24.4%, 550 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.8%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.70 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.69.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 607 members out of 636 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 172 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 165 give Teradata a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Teradata is outperform, with an average price target of $80.29.
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