The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Nautilus met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded. Non-GAAP earnings per share increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Nautilus recorded revenue of $65.0 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $65.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $60.0 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 $0.23. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.23 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.23 for Q4 were 109% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.11 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q4 were 330% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.10 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 48.3%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.8%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.9%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $55.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $211.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.45.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 119 members out of 148 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give Nautilus 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 Nautilus is buy, with an average price target of $4.68.
Looking for alternatives to Nautilus? It takes more than great companies to build a fortune for the future. Learn the basic financial habits of millionaires next door and get focused stock ideas in our free report, "3 Stocks That Will Help You Retire Rich." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Nautilus to My Watchlist.