NCR (NYSE: NCR) reported earnings on July 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), NCR met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. Non-GAAP earnings per share increased. GAAP earnings per share grew.

Gross margins grew, operating margins expanded, net margins dropped.

Revenue details
NCR logged revenue of $1.54 billion. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $1.54 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.41 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.68. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.66 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.68 for Q2 were 4.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.65 per share. (The prior-year quarter included $0.08 per share in earnings from discontinued operations.) GAAP EPS of $0.51 for Q2 were 4.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 per share. (The prior-year quarter included $0.08 per share in earnings from discontinued operations.)

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 27.8%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.1%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.6%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.59 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.69.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $6.32 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.75.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 275 members out of 300 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 92 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 86 give NCR a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NCR is outperform, with an average price target of $33.43.

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