The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q3), IXYS missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted significantly and GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins dropped, net margins shrank.
IXYS reported revenue of $63.8 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see net sales of $65.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $80.0 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 $0.04. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.07 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q3 were 78% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.18 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 29.9%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.9%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.9%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $73.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $288.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.49.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 335 members out of 344 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give IXYS a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on IXYS is outperform, with an average price target of $10.00.
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