Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYS: MSO) reported earnings on May 2. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia met expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP loss per share dropped.
Margins expanded across the board.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia logged revenue of $49.8 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $49.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $52.7 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 -$0.07. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.10 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.05 for Q1 compared to -$0.13 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 42.2%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -8.4%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.3%, 610 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $55.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.02.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $225.1 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.04.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 203 members out of 310 rating the stock outperform, and 107 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia a green thumbs-up, and 30 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is hold, with an average price target of $4.42.
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