ResMed (NYS: RMD) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Aug. 1. 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 ResMed's revenues will grow 10.8% and EPS will grow 14.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $412.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.62.
Last quarter, ResMed reported revenue of $383.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $349.1 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 $0.59. GAAP EPS of $0.58 for Q3 were 32% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.44 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 62.4%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.1%, 320 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 22.1%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.51 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.27.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 193 members out of 209 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 64 give ResMed a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ResMed is outperform, with an average price target of $45.46.
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