Female Health (Nasdaq: FHCO ) reported earnings on Dec. 4. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q4), Female Health beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins shrank, net margins grew.
Female Health notched revenue of $9.9 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $9.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 39% higher than the prior-year quarter's $7.1 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 $0.29. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.11 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.29 for Q4 were 81% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 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 58.0%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 32.1%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 82.6%, 1,910 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $9.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $41.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.44.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 286 members out of 295 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 53 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Female Health a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
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