Boingo Wireless Goes Red

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Boingo Wireless (NAS: WIFI) reported earnings on May 9. Here are the numbers you need to know.

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

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped. GAAP earnings per share contracted to a loss.


Margins shrank across the board.

Revenue details
Boingo Wireless chalked up revenue of $23.1 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see revenue of $22.1 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 details
EPS came in at -$0.03. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast -$0.03 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q1 compared to $0.05 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 41.1%, 390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -6.5%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.8%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $24.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $106.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.07.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 73 members out of 76 rating the stock outperform, and three members rating it underperform. Among 13 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Boingo Wireless a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Boingo Wireless is outperform, with an average price target of $7.80.

Is Boingo Wireless the best telecom bet for you? Learn how to maximize your investment income and "Secure Your Future With 9 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks," including one above-average telecom company. Click here for instant access to this free report.

The article Boingo Wireless Goes Red originally appeared on Fool.com.

Seth Jayson had no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor ofMotley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners