DryShips (NAS: DRYS) reported earnings on May 22. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), DryShips beat slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly. Non-GAAP loss per share shrank. GAAP loss per share grew.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins increased, net margins dropped.
DryShips recorded revenue of $319.7 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $315.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $247.5 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 -$0.10. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged -$0.10 per share. Non-GAAP EPS were -$0.10 for Q1 against -$0.11 per share for the prior-year quarter. GAAP EPS were -$0.30 for Q1 against -$0.12 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 46.7%, 810 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.5%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -36.5%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $336.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.03.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.42 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.17.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,878 members out of 3,237 rating the stock outperform, and 359 members rating it underperform. Among 489 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 397 give DryShips a green thumbs-up, and 92 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DryShips is hold, with an average price target of $2.32.
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