The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q3), Nutraceutical International beat slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded slightly. GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins were steady, net margins expanded.
Nutraceutical International recorded revenue of $50.8 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $50.0 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 $0.39. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.40 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.39 for Q3 were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.34 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 49.0%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.6%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $51.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.45.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $206.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.71.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 54 members out of 58 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 26 give Nutraceutical International a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
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