The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q2), Rofin-Sinar Technologies missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank and GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Rofin-Sinar Technologies reported revenue of $129.4 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $133.2 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 5.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $136.2 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 $0.28. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.29 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q2 were 35% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.43 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 37.7%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.1%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.2%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $140.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.32.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $576.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.52.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,212 members out of 1,235 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 392 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 390 give Rofin-Sinar Technologies a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Rofin-Sinar Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $31.01.
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