Will Constant Contact Beat These Analyst Estimates?
Constant Contact (NAS: CTCT) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 25. 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 Constant Contact's revenues will increase 17.8% and EPS will shrink -44.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $64.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Constant Contact booked revenue of $62.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $52.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.11. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q2 versus $0.04 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 70.3%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.3%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.7%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $253.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.53.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 83 members out of 102 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 35 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give Constant Contact a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Constant Contact is outperform, with an average price target of $26.50.
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