The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), PROS Holdings met expectations on both revenue and earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, both revenue and GAAP earnings per share improved.
Margins increased across the board.
PROS Holdings reported revenue of $27 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $27.1 million on the same basis. GAAP-reported sales were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $21.4 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 $0.10. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.10 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q1 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 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 70.7%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.4%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $28.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $116 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.43.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 136 members rating the stock outperform and 22 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 50 give PROS Holdings a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PROS Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $21.71.
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