National American University Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Nov. 30 (Q2), National American University Holdings beat slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded, and earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins shrank across the board.
National American University Holdings reported revenue of $30 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $30 million. Sales were 9.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $28 million
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions.
EPS came in at $0.07. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.07 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q2 were 30% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.10 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Figures may be non-GAAP to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 74.4%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.7%, 580 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.4%, 350 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods.
What does the future hold?
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $30 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.07.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $117 million. The average EPS estimate is $.23.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on National American University Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $11.50.
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