Stamps.com (NAS: STMP) reported earnings on Aug. 9. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Stamps.com met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share dropped.
Gross margins improved, operating margins dropped, net margins contracted.
Stamps.com tallied revenue of $28.2 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $28.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 6.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $26.6 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 $0.40. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.37 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.34 for Q2 were 13% lower 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 76.5%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.6%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 21.0%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $28.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $115.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.50.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 177 members out of 194 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 54 give Stamps.com a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Stamps.com is buy, with an average price target of $35.00.
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