The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Entravision Communications met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. GAAP loss per share shrank.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins expanded, net margins grew.
Entravision Communications reported revenue of $49.1 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated revenue of $48.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 5.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $46.5 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 -$0.01. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated -$0.01 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.01 for Q1 against -$0.04 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 50.6%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.8%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.9%, 540 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $54.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $217.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.14.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 93 members out of 106 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give Entravision Communications a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Entravision Communications is buy, with an average price target of $3.75.
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