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Hortonworks Earnings Preview

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On Thursday, Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) will release its latest earnings report. Benzinga's report can help you figure out the ins and outs of the earnings release.

Earnings and Revenue

Hortonworks' per-share loss will be at 24 cents per share on sales of $70.46 million, according to Wall Street analysts.

Hortonworks reported a loss of 50 cents per share when it published results during the same quarter last year. Sales in that period totaled $51 million. Revenue would be up 35.61 percent from the year-ago period. The company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

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Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate -0.4 -0.49 -0.52 -0.6
EPS Actual -0.24 -0.44 -0.5 -0.5


Q4 EPS Estimate: -24 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $70 million

Stock Performance

As of Feb. 8, Hortonworks' current share price was $18.83. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 87.18 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can relax going into this earnings release. Long-term shareholders are already enjoying 12-month gains prior to the announcement.

Analysts have adjusted their estimates higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The average rating by analysts on Hortonworks stock is a Neutral. The validity of this rating has maintained conviction over the past 90 days.

Conference Call

Hortonworks' Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET and can be accessed here: http://investors.hortonworks.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=253804&p=irol-irhome

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