CAI International Increases Sales but Misses Revenue Estimate
CAI International (NYS: CAP) reported earnings on July 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), CAI International missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share dropped slightly.
Gross margins grew, operating margins dropped, net margins dropped.
CAI International chalked up revenue of $53.0 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see a top line of $54.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $39.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
EPS came in at $0.75. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.83 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.75 for Q2 were 2.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.77 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 69.3%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 57.5%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 32.0%, 610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $56.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.83.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $219.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.21.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on CAI International is buy, with an average price target of $33.63.
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