TIBCO Software (NAS: TIBX) is expected to report Q2 earnings on June 20. 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 wane -0.2% and EPS will compress -30.8%.

The average estimate for revenue is $246.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.


Revenue details
Last quarter, TIBCO Software reported revenue of $237.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $225.7 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.18. GAAP EPS of $0.06 for Q1 were 50% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 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 69.0%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.1%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.04.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 522 members out of 548 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 135 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 130 give TIBCO Software 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 TIBCO Software is outperform, with an average price target of $27.00.

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