The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 29 (Q2), Silicon Laboratories met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. Non-GAAP earnings per share contracted. GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins grew, net margins dropped.
Silicon Laboratories reported revenue of $141.5 million. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $143.6 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 $0.50. The 11 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.50 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.50 for Q2 were 2.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.51 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.29 for Q2 were 38% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.47 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 62.7%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.4%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.9%, 620 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $152.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.57.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $596.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.27.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 349 members out of 377 rating the stock outperform, and 28 members rating it underperform. Among 121 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 119 give Silicon Laboratories 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 Silicon Laboratories is outperform, with an average price target of $48.13.
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