Female Health Beats Up on Analysts Yet Again

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Female Health (NAS: FHCO) reported earnings on Jan. 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q1), Female Health met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.


Margins grew across the board.

Revenue details
Female Health logged revenue of $9.9 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw sales of $9.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $8.6 million.

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 $0.12. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.11 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.12 for Q1 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 per share.

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 60.2%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 36.3%, 410 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 35.7%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $7.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.07.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $37.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.52.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 303 members out of 312 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 61 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 61 give Female Health a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.

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