ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO ) reported earnings on July 31. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), ACCO Brands missed estimates on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue was unchanged. Non-GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly. GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Gross margins grew, operating margins shrank, net margins dropped.
ACCO Brands logged revenue of $440.2 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $457.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 0.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $438.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
EPS came in at $0.19. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.19 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q2 were 27% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.26 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.08 for Q2 were 92% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.98 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 31.1%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.0%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.2%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $511.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.87 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.91.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ACCO Brands is outperform, with an average price target of $9.57.
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