VMware Earnings Preview

VMware VMW is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday, 2023-03-02. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that VMware will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $1.52.

VMware bulls will hope to hear the company announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed EPS by $0.11, which was followed by a 0.76% increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at VMware's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q3 2023 Q2 2023 Q1 2023 Q4 2022
EPS Estimate 1.58 1.57 1.57 1.97
EPS Actual 1.47 1.64 1.28 2.02
Price Change % 0.76% -2.88% 4.07% -0.14%

Stock Performance

Shares of VMware were trading at $110.13 as of February 28. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 7.7%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely bearish going into this earnings release.

To track all earnings releases for VMware visit their earnings calendar on our site.

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.


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