$0.21 EPS Expected for Teradata Co. (TDC) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect Teradata Co. (NYSE:TDC) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.21 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Teradata’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.18 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.33. Teradata posted earnings per share of $0.19 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 10.5%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, May 2nd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Teradata will report full year earnings of $1.50 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.46 to $1.56. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $2.03 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.84 to $2.23. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Teradata.

Teradata (NYSE:TDC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The technology company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.05. Teradata had a net margin of 1.39% and a return on equity of 18.18%. The company had revenue of $588.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $565.94 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.58 EPS. Teradata’s quarterly revenue was down 6.1% on a year-over-year basis.

TDC has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Teradata from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, January 14th. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Teradata from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $42.00 to $55.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. Citigroup downgraded shares of Teradata from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $42.00 to $36.00 in a report on Wednesday, March 20th. Cowen upped their price objective on shares of Teradata from $51.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, February 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Teradata from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $46.78.

Shares of NYSE TDC traded up $0.57 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $44.99. 910,136 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,158,132. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. The company has a market cap of $5.29 billion, a P/E ratio of 51.13, a P/E/G ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 0.97. Teradata has a one year low of $34.06 and a one year high of $49.42.

In other Teradata news, Director James M. Ringler sold 10,710 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.34, for a total value of $496,301.40. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 57,180 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,649,721.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Lisa R. Bacus sold 12,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.04, for a total transaction of $576,480.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 22,486 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,080,227.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.12% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Teradata in the 4th quarter valued at $32,000. Mondrian Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Teradata in the 4th quarter valued at $38,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. bought a new stake in Teradata in the 1st quarter valued at $44,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Teradata by 21.7% in the 4th quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,215 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $46,000 after purchasing an additional 217 shares during the period. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in Teradata by 3,695.9% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,813,738 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $47,000 after purchasing an additional 1,765,956 shares during the period. 96.23% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Teradata

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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