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EnerNOC Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines

EnerNOC (Nasdaq: ENOC  ) reported earnings on Feb. 13. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), EnerNOC beat expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP loss per share dropped.

Margins grew across the board.

Revenue details
EnerNOC notched revenue of $42.3 million. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see a top line of $39.2 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 58% higher than the prior-year quarter's $26.8 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at -$0.76. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated -$0.77 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.96 for Q4 versus -$1.08 per share for the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 33.6%, 1,210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -56.4%, 5,620 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -61.0%, 4,370 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $38.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.73.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $378.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.30.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 588 members out of 635 rating the stock outperform, and 47 members rating it underperform. Among 178 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 165 give EnerNOC a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EnerNOC is outperform, with an average price target of $14.71.

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  • Report this Comment On February 14, 2013, at 12:31 PM, jimmy4040 wrote:

    A market cap of half a billion dollars for a company consistently losing large amounts of money, year after year.

    No mainpulation here at all.

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