Electro Scientific Industries (NAS: ESIO) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Aug. 6. 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 Electro Scientific Industries's revenues will wither -18.0% and EPS will come to zero.
The average estimate for revenue is $48.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.
Last quarter, Electro Scientific Industries reported revenue of $39.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $45.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.03. GAAP EPS were -$2.23 for Q4 against -$0.26 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 43.3%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -12.2%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -166.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $254.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.55.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 214 members out of 226 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 60 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 59 give Electro Scientific Industries a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Electro Scientific Industries is buy, with an average price target of $15.50.
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