Can Ctrip.com International Meet These Numbers?
Ctrip.com International (NAS: CTRP) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 8. 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 Ctrip.com International's revenues will grow 20.4% and EPS will contract -21.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $174.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.
Last quarter, Ctrip.com International tallied revenue of $176.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $146.9 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 $0.35. GAAP EPS of $0.22 for Q4 were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.27 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 74.1%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.5%, 980 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $802.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.15.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,009 members out of 4,178 rating the stock outperform, and 169 members rating it underperform. Among 980 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 942 give Ctrip.com International a green thumbs-up, and 38 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ctrip.com International is outperform, with an average price target of $20.46.
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