Arris Group (NAS: ARRS) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 6. 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 Arris Group's revenues will grow 26.0% and EPS will increase 33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $354.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Last quarter, Arris Group booked revenue of $357.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $274.4 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 $0.22. GAAP EPS of $0.15 for Q3 were 36% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.11 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 31.3%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.5%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.0%, about the same as the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.93.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 742 members out of 767 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 163 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 158 give Arris Group 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 Arris Group is hold, with an average price target of $15.20.
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