HiSoft Technology International
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), HiSoft Technology International beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared with the prior-year quarter, revenue improved significantly and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins grew across the board.
HiSoft Technology International booked revenue of $65.5 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $64.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 48% higher than the prior-year quarter's $44.3 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 $0.27. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.25 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q1 were 111% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 34.9%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.2%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.3%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $69.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $288.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.20.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 20 members out of 27 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 12 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), seven give HiSoft Technology International a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on HiSoft Technology International is buy, with an average price target of $19.75.
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