Interxion Holding Beats Up on Analysts Yet Again

Interxion Holding (NYSE: INXN  ) reported earnings on May 9. Here are the numbers you need to know.

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

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

Margins grew across the board.

Revenue details
Interxion Holding reported revenue of $87.7 million. The nine analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $87.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 6.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $82.1 million.

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 $0.17. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.15 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q1 were 143% higher 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.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 59.7%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.9%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.2%, 830 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $88.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $366.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.66.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 14 members out of 17 rating the stock outperform, and three members rating it underperform. Among three CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), three give Interxion Holding 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 Interxion Holding is buy, with an average price target of $21.57.

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