NetSuite (NYS: N) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 31. 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 NetSuite's revenues will increase 29.6% and EPS will contract -20.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $83.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.04.
Last quarter, NetSuite booked revenue of $79.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $61.0 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 $0.08. GAAP EPS were -$0.11 for Q3 compared to -$0.10 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 68.6%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -9.1%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -10.0%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $306.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.24.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 230 members out of 320 rating the stock outperform, and 90 members rating it underperform. Among 102 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 71 give NetSuite a green thumbs-up, and 31 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NetSuite is hold, with an average price target of $47.76.
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