Limelight Networks (Nasdaq: LLNW ) reported earnings on Feb. 19. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Limelight Networks met expectations on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded slightly. Non-GAAP loss per share grew. GAAP loss per share grew.
Margins dropped across the board.
Limelight Networks logged revenue of $46.5 million. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $46.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 -$0.06. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast -$0.04 per share. Non-GAAP EPS were -$0.06 for Q4 against -$0.01 per share for the prior-year quarter. GAAP EPS were -$0.12 for Q4 versus -$0.06 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 53.7%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -21.8%, 800 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -26.3%, 1,200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $46.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.04.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $193.7 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.13.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 284 members out of 313 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Limelight Networks a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Limelight Networks is hold, with an average price target of $3.36.
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