TIBCO Software's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know
Jun 27th 2012 12:05PM
Updated Jun 27th 2012 12:10PM
TIBCO Software (NAS: TIBX) is expected to report Q2 earnings on June 28. 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 TIBCO Software's revenues will increase 13.0% and EPS will increase 9.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $244.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, TIBCO Software booked revenue of $225.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $185.3 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 $0.20. GAAP EPS of $0.12 for Q1 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 70.7%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.8%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.1%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.18.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 488 members out of 519 rating the stock outperform, and 31 members rating it underperform. Among 119 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 111 give TIBCO Software 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 TIBCO Software is outperform, with an average price target of $29.54.
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