The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), OraSure Technologies met expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly and GAAP loss per share grew.
Gross margins grew, operating margins contracted, net margins dropped.
OraSure Technologies logged revenue of $22.6 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $22.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $19.1 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 -$0.07. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast -$0.09 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.07 for Q2 against -$0.05 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 65.0%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -15.7%, 330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -15.7%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $25.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.06.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $97.2 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.25.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 197 members out of 218 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 49 give OraSure Technologies a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OraSure Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $14.50.
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