Wright Medical Group
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Wright Medical Group beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped slightly. Non-GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins shrank, operating margins dropped, net margins increased.
Wright Medical Group chalked up revenue of $123.5 million. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $120.4 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 $0.01. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.02 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q4 were 92% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.13 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.14 for Q4 were 367% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 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 67.9%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.2%, 530 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.3%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $123.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $484.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.09.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 43 members out of 61 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 16 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 11 give Wright Medical Group a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Wright Medical Group is outperform, with an average price target of $22.42.
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