Capstone Turbine (NAS: CPST) reported earnings on June 13. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q4), Capstone Turbine missed estimates on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly. Non-GAAP loss per share contracted. GAAP loss per share contracted.
Margins increased across the board.
Capstone Turbine logged revenue of $35.4 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for a top line of $36.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $30.1 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 -$0.02. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged -$0.01 per share. Non-GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q4 versus -$0.03 per share for the prior-year quarter. GAAP EPS were -$0.01 for Q4 compared to -$0.03 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 14.1%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -10.9%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.7%, much better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $35.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $156.4 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.02.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 595 members out of 638 rating the stock outperform, and 43 members rating it underperform. Among 72 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Capstone Turbine a green thumbs-up, and 21 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Capstone Turbine is outperform, with an average price target of $1.96.
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