York Water (NAS: YORW) reported earnings on Aug. 8. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), York Water missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped slightly and GAAP earnings per share dropped.
Margins dropped across the board.
York Water logged revenue of $10.4 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $10.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $10.5 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 $0.13. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.20 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q2 were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 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 81.9%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 48.8%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 21.3%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $11.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $42.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.75.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 70 members out of 75 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 24 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 23 give York Water a green thumbs-up, and one gives it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on York Water is outperform, with an average price target of $19.00.
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