LeapFrog Enterprises Beats Up on Analysts Yet Again
LeapFrog Enterprises (NYS: LF) reported earnings on Feb. 9. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), LeapFrog Enterprises beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew, and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins grew, and net margins expanded.
LeapFrog Enterprises logged revenue of $210.2 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for a top line of $204.7 million. GAAP sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $189.8 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 $0.49. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.42 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.49 for Q4 were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.39 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 44.5%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.0%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.6%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $46.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.30.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $488.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.45.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 194 members rating the stock outperform and 50 members rating it underperform. Among 65 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give LeapFrog Enterprises a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on LeapFrog Enterprises is outperform, with an average price target of $6.67.
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