Informatica Beats Up on Analysts Yet Again
Informatica (NAS: INFA) reported earnings April 26. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Informatica met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share improved significantly.
Margins improved across the board.
Informatica reported revenue of $196.0 million. The 23 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $194.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $168.0 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 $0.35. The 21 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.33 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q1 were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.20 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 83.9%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.9%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.5%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $219.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $899.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.62.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 236 members rating the stock outperform and 15 members rating it underperform. Among 77 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 76 give Informatica a green thumbs-up, and one gives it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Informatica is outperform, with an average price target of $50.58.
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