Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYS: MSO) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 16. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's revenues will shrink -7.9% and EPS will grow 200.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $56.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.
Last quarter, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia reported revenue of $43.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $52.2 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 -$0.09. GAAP EPS were -$0.76 for Q3 compared to -$0.18 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 43.8%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -13.6%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -116.8%, 9,820 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $198.9 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.16.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 204 members out of 309 rating the stock outperform, and 105 members rating it underperform. Among 61 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia a green thumbs-up, and 25 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is outperform, with an average price target of $4.33.
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