ATMI (Nasdaq: ATMI ) reported earnings on Feb. 6. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), ATMI met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Margins grew across the board.
ATMI notched revenue of $100.1 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated a top line of $101.2 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $90.3 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 $0.39. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.32 per share. GAAP EPS were $0.39 for Q4 versus -$1.49 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 48.7%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.5%, 570 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.6%, 6,490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $100.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.32.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $437.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.54.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 75 members out of 84 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 28 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 26 give ATMI a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ATMI is hold, with an average price target of $21.83.
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