Charting Parkway Properties' Latest Earnings Release
Parkway Properties (NYS: PKY) reported earnings on Feb. 6. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Parkway Properties beat expectations on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue improved and GAAP loss per share improved.
Gross margins improved, operating margins dropped, net margins dropped.
Parkway Properties logged revenue of $69.7 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $68.0 million. Sales were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $62.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at -$4.09. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged -$0.29 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS were -$2.73 for Q3 against -$0.57 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Figures may be non-GAAP to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 54.2%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.0%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -114.3%, 9,800 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $63.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.93.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $268.1 million. The average EPS estimate is -$2.24.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 26 members out of 59 rating the stock outperform, and 33 members rating it underperform. Among 24 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Parkway Properties a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Parkway Properties is hold, with an average price target of $13.36.
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