Interactive Intelligence Group
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Interactive Intelligence Group missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins shrank across the board.
Interactive Intelligence Group logged revenue of $52.8 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $55.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $47.7 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 $0.09. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.15 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q1 were 94% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 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 66.9%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.5%, 980 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.4%, 610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $60.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.21.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $245.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.86.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 375 members out of 398 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 116 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 115 give Interactive Intelligence Group a green thumbs-up, and one gives it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Interactive Intelligence Group is outperform, with an average price target of $32.83.
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