Rovi (Nasdaq: ROVI) reported earnings on Aug. 2. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Rovi met expectations on revenue and missed estimates on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped significantly and GAAP loss per share expanded.

Margins dropped across the board.

Revenue details
Rovi tallied revenue of $158.3 million. The 13 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see revenue of $158.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $193.0 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 $0.37. The 13 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.38 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.18 for Q2 versus -$0.10 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 80.1%, 340 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.9%, 720 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.7%, 610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $162.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $662.9 million.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 170 members out of 199 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 46 give Rovi a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.

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