Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO ) reported earnings on Jan. 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q2), Fusion-io 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.
Margins grew across the board.
Fusion-io booked revenue of $120.6 million. The 15 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $120.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 43% higher than the prior-year quarter's $84.1 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 $0.13. The 17 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.08 per share. GAAP EPS were $0.02 for Q2 compared to -$0.07 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 61.8%, 1,080 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.7%, 1,050 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.4%, 820 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $80.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $425.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.18.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 235 members out of 262 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 62 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 54 give Fusion-io a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Fusion-io is outperform, with an average price target of $32.47.
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