Fairchild Semiconductor International
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 30 (Q4), Fairchild Semiconductor International missed slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank slightly and GAAP earnings per share shrank to a loss.
Gross margins shrank, operating margins grew, net margins contracted.
Fairchild Semiconductor International booked revenue of $333.4 million. The 14 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $339.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $339.4 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 $0.10. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.10 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.11 for Q4 against $0.17 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 29.8%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.4%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.1%, 1,040 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $345.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.47 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.78.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Fairchild Semiconductor International is outperform, with an average price target of $15.12.
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