The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Jan. 31 (Q4), TiVo missed estimates on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. Non-GAAP loss per share contracted. GAAP earnings per share dropped to a loss.
Gross margins grew, operating margins increased, net margins dropped.
TiVo reported revenue of $65.7 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted a top line of $67.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $66.5 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 -$0.04. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.15 per share. Non-GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q4 against -$0.36 per share for the prior-year quarter. GAAP EPS were -$0.13 for Q4 against $0.06 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 54.1%, 460 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -16.5%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -17.8%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $72.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $286.3 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.29.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 823 members out of 1,085 rating the stock outperform, and 262 members rating it underperform. Among 263 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 194 give TiVo a green thumbs-up, and 69 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on TiVo is outperform, with an average price target of $15.19.
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