Can OYO Geospace Meet These Numbers?

OYO Geospace (NAS: OYOG) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Aug. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict OYO Geospace's revenues will improve 19.0% and EPS will increase 27.1%.

The average estimate for revenue is $55.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.83.


Revenue details
Last quarter, OYO Geospace logged revenue of $56.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $50.7 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 $1.78. GAAP EPS of $1.78 for Q2 were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.38 per share.

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 44.6%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 29.3%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.3%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $204.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $6.61.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,212 members out of 1,238 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 390 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 385 give OYO Geospace a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OYO Geospace is buy, with an average price target of $141.60.

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