The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q4), EnerSys met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped. Non-GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly. GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
EnerSys recorded revenue of $572.2 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $579.1 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 $0.80. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.79 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.80 for Q4 were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.98 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.77 for Q4 were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.95 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 24.3%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.3%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.6%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 389 members out of 403 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 70 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 67 give EnerSys a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
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