CIBER (NYSE: CBR) reported earnings on May 8. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), CIBER beat expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.

Compared with the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank and GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.

Margins dropped across the board.

Revenue details
CIBER reported revenue of $241.0 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see net sales of $233.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% lower than the prior-year quarter's $282.5 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
EPS came in at $0.01. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.01 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q1 were 83% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.06 per share.

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 24.3%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.9%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.5%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $237.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $968.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.05.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 135 members out of 143 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 32 give CIBER a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on CIBER is buy, with an average price target of $5.80.

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