Rovi (Nasdaq: ROVI ) reported earnings on Feb. 13. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Rovi beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted and GAAP earnings per share increased.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins contracted, net margins grew.
Rovi chalked up revenue of $157.0 million. The 14 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated a top line of $154.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $139.8 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 $0.48. The 13 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.44 per share. GAAP EPS were $0.02 for Q4 compared to -$0.46 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 80.9%, 780 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.2%, 780 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.4%, 3,670 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $154.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $645.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.04.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 157 members out of 181 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 60 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 56 give Rovi a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Rovi is outperform, with an average price target of $19.41.
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