Cornerstone OnDemand Earnings Are on Deck
Feb 11th 2013 1:13AM
Updated Feb 11th 2013 1:20AM
Cornerstone OnDemand (NAS: CSOD) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 12. 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 Cornerstone OnDemand's revenues will increase 58.4% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $35.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.06.
Last quarter, Cornerstone OnDemand reported revenue of $30.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 54% higher than the prior-year quarter's $20.0 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 -$0.07. GAAP EPS were -$0.15 for Q3 against -$0.09 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 70.3%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -25.8%, 1,090 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -24.8%, 340 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $117.8 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.33.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 24 members out of 44 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 21 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), nine give Cornerstone OnDemand a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cornerstone OnDemand is outperform, with an average price target of $29.45.
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