Boingo Wireless (Nasdaq: WIFI) reported earnings on Nov. 8. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Boingo Wireless met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.

Margins expanded across the board.

Revenue details
Boingo Wireless logged revenue of $26.0 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see a top line of $26.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $24.7 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.07. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.05 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q3 were 40% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.05 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 47.1%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.9%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.7%, 400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $33.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $107.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.23.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 74 members out of 80 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 13 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 11 give Boingo Wireless a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Boingo Wireless is outperform, with an average price target of $10.65.

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