Mindray Medical International (NYSE: MR) reported earnings on Aug. 6. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Mindray Medical International beat expectations on revenues and earnings per share.

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

Gross margins increased, operating margins dropped, and net margins contracted.

Revenue details
Mindray Medical International chalked up revenue of $267.8 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $258.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $217.3 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 $0.50. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.47 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.44 for Q2 were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 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 57.4%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.9%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.4%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $264.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.42.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.77.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,354 members out of 1,391 rating the stock outperform, and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 269 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 254 give Mindray Medical International a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mindray Medical International is outperform, with an average price target of $33.01.