Hill-Rom Holdings (NYS: HRC) reported earnings on July 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q3), Hill-Rom Holdings met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased. Non-GAAP earnings per share contracted. GAAP earnings per share expanded.
Gross margins grew, operating margins contracted, net margins contracted.
Hill-Rom Holdings notched revenue of $424.2 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted net sales of $427.2 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 4.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $406.5 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 $0.49. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.50 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.49 for Q3 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.56 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.39 for Q3 were 5.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 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 44.8%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $438.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.60.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.72 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.05.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 74 members out of 87 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 28 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give Hill-Rom Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hill-Rom Holdings is hold, with an average price target of $36.20.
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