Multimedia Games Holding
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q1), Multimedia Games Holding beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins increased, net margins shrank.
Multimedia Games Holding reported revenue of $44.3 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $39.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $34.8 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 $0.24. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.13 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q1 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.21 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 78.8%, 350 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.8%, 1,490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $43.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.17.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $171.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.66.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 60 members out of 72 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 20 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 16 give Multimedia Games Holding 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 Multimedia Games Holding is buy, with an average price target of $18.83.
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