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Are You Expecting This from Entegris?

Friday - 7/19/2013, 2:00am  ET

Entegris is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 23. 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 Entegris's revenues will wither -9.6% and EPS will compress -31.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $170.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Entegris recorded revenue of $165.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $175.4 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 $0.13. GAAP EPS of $0.12 for Q1 were 7.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.13 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 40.7%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.3%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.9%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $716.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.55.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 137 members out of 151 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 39 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 37 give Entegris a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Entegris is outperform, with an average price target of $11.69.

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