SHFL entertainment (Nasdaq: SHFL ) reported earnings on Dec. 17. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Oct. 31 (Q4), SHFL entertainment beat expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins grew, operating margins contracted, net margins contracted.
SHFL entertainment logged revenue of $73.6 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $68.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $65.7 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 $0.21. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.21 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q4 were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 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 63.6%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.1%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.7%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $59.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $273.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.84.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 421 members out of 498 rating the stock outperform, and 77 members rating it underperform. Among 157 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 132 give SHFL entertainment a green thumbs-up, and 25 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SHFL entertainment is outperform, with an average price target of $16.79.
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