Republic Airways Holdings (Nasdaq: RJET ) reported earnings on Feb. 28. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Republic Airways Holdings met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted. Non-GAAP earnings per share grew. GAAP earnings per share expanded.
Margins expanded across the board.
Republic Airways Holdings notched revenue of $672.1 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $674.2 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 $0.35. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.31 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.35 for Q4 were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.34 per share. GAAP EPS were $0.25 for Q4 compared to -$2.55 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 31.6%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.8%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.9%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $641.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.79 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.53.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 285 members out of 340 rating the stock outperform, and 55 members rating it underperform. Among 109 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 91 give Republic Airways Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 18 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Republic Airways Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $7.00.
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