The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Chart Industries met expectations on revenues and whiffed on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly and GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Gross margins shrank, operating margins increased, net margins improved.
Chart Industries reported revenue of $239.9 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $239.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $200.7 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 $0.57. The 11 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.63 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.59 for Q2 were 69% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.35 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 30.9%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.1%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.5%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $258.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $990.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.70.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 383 members out of 394 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 83 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 81 give Chart Industries a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
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