Mac-Gray (NYS: TUC) reported earnings on May 2. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Mac-Gray missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank. GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins expanded, net margins grew.
Mac-Gray reported revenue of $81.6 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $85.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.19. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.21 per share. GAAP EPS were $0.19 for Q1 compared to -$0.05 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 30.9%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.0%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $79.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.13.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $325.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.67.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 22 members out of 31 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 10 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), eight give Mac-Gray a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mac-Gray is outperform, with an average price target of $18.00.
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