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Will These Numbers from Silicon Graphics International Be Good Enough for You?

Monday - 1/28/2013, 10:02am  ET

Silicon Graphics International is expected to report Q2 earnings on Jan. 30. 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 Silicon Graphics International's revenues will shrink -12.6% and EPS will grow 125.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $170.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Silicon Graphics International reported revenue of $192.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $178.9 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 -$0.10. GAAP EPS were -$0.27 for Q1 versus -$0.08 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 21.9%, 750 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -2.9%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.5%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $768.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.18.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Silicon Graphics International is buy, with an average price target of $13.00.

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