The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 28 (Q1), Skyworks Solutions met expectations on revenues and beat slightly on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share increased.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins contracted, net margins grew.
Skyworks Solutions chalked up revenue of $453.7 million. The 20 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw sales of $450.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $393.7 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 $0.55. The 20 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.54 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.34 for Q1 were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 42.4%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.4%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.7%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $417.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.79 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.09.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 684 members out of 720 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 154 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 145 give Skyworks Solutions a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Skyworks Solutions is outperform, with an average price target of $30.05.
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