Wall Street analysts expect Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) to report earnings per share of $0.96 for the current fiscal quarter. This number is based on the average estimate of the sell-side research firms that cover the stock. Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) most recently reported earnings per share of $0.93 on 2014-11-04 for the quarter ended 2014-09-30. This number was 0.08 away from what analysts had expected, a difference of 9.41%.
As a whole, brokerage analysts have a consensus price target of $86 on the stock. This is the mean one year estimate based on the 3 polled research firms covering the equity. The most recent price target update that went into the average was added on 2015-02-05.
The average broker recommendation is an arithmetical average of the individual ratings contributed by sell-side analysts to produce a Consensus Analyst Rating for each stock. Ratings are scaled on a 1 to 5 scale where 5 represents a Strong Sell and 1 represents a Strong Buy. Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) currently has a rating of 2.2 based on 3 research broker recommendations. Of this group, the analyst that sees the biggest upside to the current stock price sees it reaching $94 within the year. The most conservative analyst has the price target set at $77 for the one year target.
Looking further ahead at the long term growth estimates for the firm, analysts are anticipating earnings per share of $5.03 for the current year. The most bullish analyst estimates earnings per share of $6.04, while the most bearish is estimating EPS of $4.07 for the year.
About Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA)
Zebra Technologies Corporation (Zebra) designs, manufactures and sells specialty printing devices that print variable information on demand at the point of issuance. These devices are used worldwide by manufacturers, service and retail organizations and governments for automatic identification, data collection and personal identification in applications. Its product range consists of direct thermal and thermal transfer label and receipt printers, passive radio frequency identification (RFID) printer/encoders and dye sublimation card printers. Zebra also sells a range of specialty supplies consisting of self-adhesive labels, thermal transfer ribbons, thermal print heads, batteries and other accessories. On March 18, 2011, Zebra disposed of Navis Holdings LLC (Navis). In July 2012, it acquired LaserBand LLC.