Select Medical Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Select Medical Holdings met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew slightly. Non-GAAP earnings per share dropped. GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
Select Medical Holdings booked revenue of $750.0 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see a top line of $760.6 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 $0.26. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.27 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.26 for Q1 were 10% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.29 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q1 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.29 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 16.7%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.0%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.6%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $754.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.99 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.92.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 51 members out of 56 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 15 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Select Medical Holdings a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Select Medical Holdings is hold, with an average price target of $10.08.
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