The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), PROS Holdings beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
PROS Holdings reported revenue of $29.9 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $29.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $25.2 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 $0.11. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.10 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q3 were 29% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.07 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 71.0%, 360 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.1%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.5%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $31.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $115.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.40.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 131 members out of 148 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give PROS Holdings 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 PROS Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $20.14.
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