Shutterfly (NAS: SFLY) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 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 Shutterfly's revenues will increase 17.5% and EPS will grow 42.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $309.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.38.
Last quarter, Shutterfly chalked up revenue of $98.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $76.5 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 -$0.29. GAAP EPS of -$0.29 were the same as 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 44.1%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -24.1%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -10.6%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $599.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.26.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 160 members out of 281 rating the stock outperform, and 121 members rating it underperform. Among 88 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Shutterfly a green thumbs-up, and 41 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Shutterfly is outperform, with an average price target of $36.73.
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