The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Young Innovations met expectations on revenues and earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue improved slightly and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Margins improved across the board.
Young Innovations tallied revenue of $26.8 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $26.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $26.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.50. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.50 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS of $0.54 for Q1 were 8.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.50 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 56.0%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.7%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $27.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.53.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $109.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.11.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Young Innovations is buy, with an average price target of $36.
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