Will SIRIUS XM Radio Beat These Analyst Estimates?

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SIRIUS XM Radio (NAS: SIRI) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 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 SIRIUS XM Radio's revenues will expand 11.6% and EPS will increase 100.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $934.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.


Revenue details
Last quarter, SIRIUS XM Radio chalked up revenue of $899.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $804.7 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.02. GAAP EPS of $0.02 were the same as the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 50.3%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 27.5%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.79 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.09.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,589 members out of 5,567 rating the stock outperform, and 978 members rating it underperform. Among 793 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 608 give SIRIUS XM Radio a green thumbs-up, and 185 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SIRIUS XM Radio is outperform, with an average price target of $3.55.

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