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Corsair (CRSR) To Report Q1 Earnings: What's in The Offing?

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Corsair Gaming, Inc. (CRSR - Free Report) is scheduled to report first-quarter 2021 results on May 4, 2021. In the last reported quarter, the company delivered an earnings surprise of 12.8%.

Let's take a look at how things have shaped up in the quarter.

Factors to Note

Corsair’s first quarter results is likely to have benefitted from increased demand for gear upgrades in terms of PC gaming activities and video streaming setups. Also, focus on new product launches bode well. In the previous quarter, the company launched several high-performance products such as SCUF-branded H1 customizable wired gaming headset, wireless mouse, haptic headset and many more. Nonetheless, implementation of new product launches (approximately every week) along with increased supply is likely to have driven first-quarter top line.

Corsair Gaming, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise


Corsair Gaming, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise

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Also, expansion initiatives into new gear and services such as gaming PC peripherals, streaming accessories, pre-built as well as gaming PCs and laptops are encouraging. Notably, the company expects 2021 revenues in the range of $1.8-$1.95 billion.

However, disruptions in supply chain due to the coronavirus pandemic along with a rise in product development and freight costs are likely to have hurt margins in the to-be-reported quarter.

What the Zacks Model Unveils

Our proven model predicts that Corsair is unlikely to beat earnings estimates this quarter. This is because a stock needs to have a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) for this to happen. But that's not the case here.

The company has an Earnings ESP of 0.00%. In fact, the Most Accurate Estimate for the current quarter is in line with the broader Zacks Consensus Estimate of 31 cents per share.

The company carries a Zacks Rank #3. You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they’re reported with our Earnings ESP Filter.

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