The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), PRGX Global met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased. GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins dropped, net margins increased.
PRGX Global logged revenue of $53.1 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $53.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 6.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $49.9 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 $0.06. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.07 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.06 for Q4 were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.05 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 35.2%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.9%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.9%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $53.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $220.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.26.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 142 members out of 152 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 32 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 31 give PRGX Global a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PRGX Global is buy, with an average price target of $10.75.
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