It's Showtime for Nokia
Jul 16th 2012 1:38PM
Updated Jul 16th 2012 1:42PM
Nokia (NYS: NOK) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 19. 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 Nokia's revenue will wane 31.0% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $9.29 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.12.
Last quarter, Nokia notched revenue of $9.80 billion. GAAP reported sales were 34% lower than the prior-year quarter's $14.75 billion.
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 -$0.10. GAAP EPS were -$0.33 for Q1 against $0.13 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 27.7%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -3.5%, 1,030 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -12.6%, 1,590 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $37.34 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.34.
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Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Nokia is hold, with an average price target of $6.37.
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