SEI Investments Meets on the Top Line, Misses Where it Counts
SEI Investments (NAS: SEIC) reported earnings on July 26. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), SEI Investments met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded. Non-GAAP earnings per share increased. GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Gross margins grew, operating margins shrank, net margins grew.
SEI Investments booked revenue of $274.6 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $274.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $241.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
EPS came in at $0.31. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.32 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.31 for Q2 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.28 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.47 for Q2 were 68% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.28 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 73.9%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.1%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 30.4%, 990 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $279.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.35.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.11 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.34.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 223 members out of 239 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 111 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 110 give SEI Investments a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SEI Investments is outperform, with an average price target of $31.00.
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