The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), TriQuint Semiconductor met expectations on revenue and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank significantly and GAAP earnings per share contracted to a loss.
Margins shrank across the board.
TriQuint Semiconductor reported revenue of $178.0 million. The 11 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $177.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $228.8 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 -$0.09. The 12 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.12 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.10 for Q2 versus $0.10 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 25.2%, 1,510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -11.6%, 2,420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -9.3%, 1,650 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $201.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $819.9 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.03.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 597 members out of 618 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 90 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 86 give TriQuint Semiconductor a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on TriQuint Semiconductor is hold, with an average price target of $5.92.
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