LeapFrog Enterprises (NYS: LF) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 5. 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 LeapFrog Enterprises's revenues will grow 15.6% and EPS will grow 20.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $174.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.42.
Last quarter, LeapFrog Enterprises notched revenue of $71.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $54.4 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 -$0.12. GAAP EPS were -$0.12 for Q2 compared to -$0.21 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 39.9%, 500 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -10.5%, 1,360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.3%, 1,400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $534.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.67.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 266 members out of 317 rating the stock outperform, and 51 members rating it underperform. Among 69 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 55 give LeapFrog Enterprises a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on LeapFrog Enterprises is outperform, with an average price target of $13.00.
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