Capital Product Partners
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Capital Product Partners missed slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP loss per share expanded.
Gross margins increased, operating margins increased, net margins contracted.
Capital Product Partners tallied revenue of $38.3 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for sales of $39.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $44.0 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 $0.08. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.06 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.50 for Q4 compared to -$0.01 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 68.4%, 1,540 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 31.2%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -91.4%, 9,380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $39.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $162.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.38.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 172 members out of 180 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Capital Product Partners 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 Capital Product Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $8.73.
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