OPNET Technologies (Nasdaq: OPNT ) reported earnings on Oct. 29. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q2), OPNET Technologies missed slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
OPNET Technologies reported revenue of $47.1 million. The nine analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $47.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $41.9 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 nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.21 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q2 were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.21 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 78.2%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.0%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.2%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $52.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $198.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.93.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 134 members out of 139 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 33 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 31 give OPNET Technologies a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OPNET Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $34.94.
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