ClickSoftware Technologies (Nasdaq: CKSW ) reported earnings on Feb. 4. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), ClickSoftware Technologies met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins increased, operating margins contracted, net margins expanded.
ClickSoftware Technologies reported revenue of $28.4 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $28.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $24.0 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 $0.13. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.12 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.12 for Q4 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 65.2%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.8%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $26.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $118.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.35.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 610 members out of 619 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 116 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 115 give ClickSoftware Technologies a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ClickSoftware Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $9.88.
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