Zacks: Analysts Expect Teradata Co. (NYSE:TDC) Will Post Earnings of $0.29 Per Share

Equities analysts expect that Teradata Co. (NYSE:TDC) will post $0.29 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Teradata’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.28 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.30. Teradata posted earnings per share of $0.26 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 11.5%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, August 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Teradata will report full-year earnings of $1.48 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.45 to $1.53. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $2.01 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.84 to $2.23. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow Teradata.

Teradata (NYSE:TDC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The technology company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $468.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $487.57 million. Teradata had a return on equity of 20.91% and a net margin of 1.27%. The company’s revenue was down 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.19 EPS.

TDC has been the subject of several analyst reports. Barclays restated a “buy” rating on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a report on Sunday, May 5th. ValuEngine cut Vereit from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 27th. Finally, TheStreet cut Viewray from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $45.50.

In other Teradata news, CFO Mark Culhane acquired 1,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 6th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $39.35 per share, for a total transaction of $55,090.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 57,485 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,262,034.75. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.12% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TDC. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Teradata in the 4th quarter worth approximately $32,000. Tortoise Index Solutions LLC purchased a new stake in Teradata in the 1st quarter worth approximately $36,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. purchased a new stake in Teradata in the 1st quarter worth approximately $44,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Teradata by 71.6% in the 1st quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 2,085 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $91,000 after buying an additional 870 shares during the period. Finally, Investors Research Corp purchased a new stake in Teradata in the 1st quarter worth approximately $170,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.75% of the company’s stock.

TDC stock traded down $0.37 during trading on Monday, hitting $35.15. 772,695 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,051,905. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.94, a PEG ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 1.16. Teradata has a 1 year low of $33.83 and a 1 year high of $49.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $35.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.42 and a quick ratio of 1.37.

Teradata Company Profile

Teradata Corporation provides hybrid cloud analytics software. Its solutions and services comprise software, hardware, and related business consulting and support services to deliver analytics in company's analytical ecosystem. It operates through three segments: North America and Latin America region; Europe, Middle East and Africa region; and Asia Pacific and Japan region.

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