The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended April 30 (Q3), Infoblox beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly. Non-GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly. GAAP loss per share dropped.
Margins increased across the board.
Infoblox logged revenue of $58.0 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $56.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $43.4 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 $0.11. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.06 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q3 were 120% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.05 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.01 for Q3 against -$0.07 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 78.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.1%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.4%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $59.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $221.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.31.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 18 members out of 23 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among six CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give Infoblox 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 Infoblox is outperform, with an average price target of $25.17.
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