Maxim Integrated Products
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 29 (Q1), Maxim Integrated Products met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank slightly and GAAP earnings per share contracted.
Margins dropped across the board.
Maxim Integrated Products recorded revenue of $623.1 million. The 25 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $620.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $636.0 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 $0.47. The 26 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.43 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q1 were 2.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.44 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 61.9%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 27.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $622.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.51 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.76.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 282 members out of 307 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 95 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Maxim Integrated Products a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Maxim Integrated Products is outperform, with an average price target of $31.04.
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