Supply chain optimization software maker Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ:MANH) will be reporting results tomorrow after the bell. Here's what you need to know.
Last quarter Manhattan Associates reported revenues of $198.1 million, up 15.5% year on year, beating analyst revenue expectations by 8.39%. It was a solid quarter for the company, with a significant improvement in gross margin and an impressive beat of analyst estimates.
Is Manhattan Associates buy or sell heading into the earnings? Read our full analysis here, it's free.
This quarter analysts are expecting Manhattan Associates's revenue to grow 12.1% year on year to $200.5 million, slowing down from the 14.1% year-over-year increase in revenue the company had recorded in the same quarter last year. Adjusted earnings are expected to come in at $0.65 per share.
Majority of analysts covering the company have reconfirmed their estimates over the last thirty days, suggesting they are expecting the business to stay the course heading into the earnings. The company has a history of exceeding Wall St's expectations, beating revenue estimates every single time over the past two years on average by 6.36%.
With Manhattan Associates being the first among its peers to report earnings this season, we don't have anywhere else to look at to get a hint at how this quarter will unravel for software stocks, but there has been positive sentiment among investors in the software as a service segment, with the stocks up on average 2.59% over the last month. Manhattan Associates is up 7.07% during the same time, and is heading into the earnings with analyst price target of $166.9, compared to share price of $158.78.
One way to find opportunities in the market is to watch for generational shifts in the economy. Almost every company is slowly finding itself becoming a technology company and facing cybersecurity risks and as a result, the demand for cloud-native cybersecurity is skyrocketing. This company is leading a massive technological shift in the industry and with revenue growth of 70% year on year and best-in-class SaaS metrics it should definitely be on your radar.
The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned.