The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), ServiceSource International beat expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly and GAAP earnings per share shrank to a loss.
Gross margins grew, operating margins dropped, net margins dropped.
ServiceSource International chalked up revenue of $57.6 million. The nine analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for a top line of $55.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 25% higher than the prior-year quarter's $46.1 million.
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 $0.01. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.00 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q1 compared to $0.28 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 43.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -5.4%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.2%, 4,000 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $58.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $246.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.06.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 20 members out of 31 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 11 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give ServiceSource International a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ServiceSource International is outperform, with an average price target of $21.25.
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