The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Brightcove beat expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly. Non-GAAP loss per share shrank. GAAP loss per share shrank.
Gross margins shrank, operating margins grew, net margins grew.
Brightcove reported revenue of $26.9 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see sales of $26.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $21.6 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 -$0.04. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.07 per share. Non-GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q2 against -$0.10 per share for the prior-year quarter. GAAP EPS were -$0.12 for Q2 against -$0.16 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 65.9%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -10.2%, 560 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -13.1%, 700 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $26.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.05.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $106.9 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.16.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 24 members out of 31 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 12 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), nine give Brightcove a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Brightcove is outperform, with an average price target of $15.45.
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