TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO) reported earnings on Feb. 23. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Jan. 31 (Q4), TiVo met expectations on revenue and missed expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue improved significantly and GAAP earnings per share increased.

Gross margin grew, operating margin shrank, and net margin grew.

Revenue details
TiVo tallied revenue of $50.0 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $49.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $55.8 million.

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Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.36. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.27 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS were $0.06 for Q4 versus -$0.30 per share for the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 49.5%, 2,200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -64.4%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.8%, 7,240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $57.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.17.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $246.5 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.53.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 842 members rating the stock outperform and 257 members rating it underperform. Among 277 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 205 give TiVo a green thumbs-up, and 72 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on TiVo is buy, with an average price target of $14.55.

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