Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA ) reported earnings on Jan. 24. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q2), Synaptics beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped slightly and GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Gross margins grew, operating margins contracted, net margins contracted.
Synaptics reported revenue of $143.0 million. The 14 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for sales of $138.2 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $145.5 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 $0.53. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.46 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.33 for Q2 were 35% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.51 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 48.3%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.8%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.8%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $134.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.40.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $544.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.73.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 751 members out of 787 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 171 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 164 give Synaptics a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Synaptics is outperform, with an average price target of $29.75.
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