The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), iRobot beat slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
iRobot reported revenue of $97.8 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $96.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $106.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.03. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.05 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q1 were 93% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.27 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 34.8%, 610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.7%, 980 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.7%, 630 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $103.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $480.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.14.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,141 members out of 1,264 rating the stock outperform, and 123 members rating it underperform. Among 358 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 320 give iRobot a green thumbs-up, and 38 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on iRobot is outperform, with an average price target of $31.20.
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