Pandora Media (NYS: P) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 7. 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 Pandora Media's revenues will increase 50.8% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $122.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.05.
Last quarter, Pandora Media logged revenue of $120.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 60% higher than the prior-year quarter's $75.0 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 $0.05. GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q3 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.00 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 38.3%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.8%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.7%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $424.7 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 203 members out of 598 rating the stock outperform, and 395 members rating it underperform. Among 176 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 43 give Pandora Media a green thumbs-up, and 133 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pandora Media is outperform, with an average price target of $13.93.
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