OraSure Technologies (NAS: OSUR) reported earnings on Feb. 6. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), OraSure Technologies beat expectations on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank and GAAP earnings per share.
Margins dropped across the board.
OraSure Technologies chalked up revenue of $22.1 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $20.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 6.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $23.7 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 -$0.11. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast -$0.14 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.11 for Q4 compared to $0.00 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 59.8%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -27.8%, 2,760 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -26.5%, 2,700 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $23.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.12.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $99.1 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.34.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 208 members out of 228 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 59 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give OraSure Technologies a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OraSure Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $11.93.
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