VASCO Data Security International
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), VASCO Data Security International beat slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank significantly. GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
VASCO Data Security International reported revenue of $38.8 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $38.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $48.5 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 $0.05. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.05 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q4 were 83% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.29 per share. (The prior-year quarter included -$0.01 per share in earnings from discontinued operations.)
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 62.8%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.1%, 960 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.2%, 1,700 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $33.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.04.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $154.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.36.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,921 members out of 1,986 rating the stock outperform, and 65 members rating it underperform. Among 470 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 462 give VASCO Data Security International a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on VASCO Data Security International is hold, with an average price target of $7.88.
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