The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q1), Logitech International beat slightly on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped slightly and GAAP loss per share increased.
Gross margins increased, operating margins grew, net margins dropped.
Logitech International chalked up revenue of $468.6 million. The nine analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $463.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $480.4 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 -$0.14. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.00 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.32 for Q1 against -$0.17 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 30.8%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -6.0%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.1%, 490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $572.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.17.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.33 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.81.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 927 members rating the stock outperform, and 61 members rating it underperform. Among 253 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 235 give Logitech International a green thumbs-up, and 18 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Logitech International is hold, with an average price target of $11.71.
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