The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), ServiceSource International met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly and GAAP loss per share grew. The non-GAAP profit was a surprise, as analysts had predicted a loss.
Margins dropped across the board.
ServiceSource International recorded revenue of $59.1 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated net sales of $58.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $50.1 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 $0.02. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.01 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.05 for Q3 against -$0.04 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 41.5%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -5.7%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -6.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $72.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.04.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $248.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.06.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 20 members out of 31 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 12 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give ServiceSource International a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ServiceSource International is outperform, with an average price target of $17.86.
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