ClickSoftware Technologies (Nasdaq: CKSW ) reported earnings on May 2. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), ClickSoftware Technologies met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased, while GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
ClickSoftware Technologies chalked up revenue of $21.8 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated sales of $21.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $19.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.02. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.05 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q1 were 71% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.07 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 56.9%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.3%, 1,210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.2%, 840 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $24.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $101.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.52.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 604 members rating the stock outperform and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 117 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 117 give ClickSoftware Technologies a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ClickSoftware Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $13.25.
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