DENTSPLY International (NAS: XRAY) reported earnings on Oct. 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), DENTSPLY International missed estimates on revenues and beat slightly on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share dropped.
Gross margins increased, operating margins expanded, net margins shrank.
DENTSPLY International reported revenue of $695.7 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $712.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $619.8 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 $0.51. The 13 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.50 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.37 for Q3 were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.42 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 52.3%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.9%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.7%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $742.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.56.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.93 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.20.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 207 members out of 221 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 76 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 73 give DENTSPLY International a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DENTSPLY International is hold, with an average price target of $41.88.
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