Travelzoo (NAS: TZOO) reported earnings on Oct. 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Travelzoo met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
Travelzoo notched revenue of $35.4 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $35.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $38.7 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 $0.22. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.22 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.22 for Q3 were 39% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.36 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 88.7%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.8%, 1,210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.7%, 560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $36.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $150.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.35.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 435 members out of 618 rating the stock outperform, and 183 members rating it underperform. Among 166 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 92 give Travelzoo a green thumbs-up, and 74 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Travelzoo is hold, with an average price target of $25.50.
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