AVX (NYSE: AVX ) reported earnings on Oct. 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q2), AVX beat slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins shrank across the board.
AVX reported revenue of $360.8 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $357.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $404.8 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 $0.17. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.17 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q2 were 53% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.36 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 19.1%, 830 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.9%, 920 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.8%, 750 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $353.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.43 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.66.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 131 members out of 140 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give AVX 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 AVX is hold, with an average price target of $11.00.
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