The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), ExamWorks Group beat expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins dropped, net margins contracted.
ExamWorks Group recorded revenue of $127.8 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $125.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $106.7 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 -$0.10. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.11 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.10 for Q2 versus $0.00 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 34.1%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.4%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.6%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $127.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.10.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $517.0 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.39.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 13 members out of 21 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among eight CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give ExamWorks Group a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ExamWorks Group is outperform, with an average price target of $13.75.
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