Select Medical Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Select Medical Holdings met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded. GAAP earnings per share increased.
Gross margins contracted, operating margins grew, net margins expanded.
Select Medical Holdings logged revenue of $741.1 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see sales of $741.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.28. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.25 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q4 were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.25 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 16.3%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.9%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.3%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $751.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.99 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.00.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 52 members out of 56 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 14 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 12 give Select Medical Holdings a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Select Medical Holdings is hold, with an average price target of $12.00.
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