CafePress (NASDAQ:PRSS) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
CafePress Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.10 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 11.25% to $52.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: CafePress reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.04 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.05. It missed the average revenue estimate of $52.98 million.
Quoting Management: “CafePress demonstrated solid execution during the period highlighted by another quarter of strong contribution from corporate partnerships,” said Chief Executive Officer Bob Marino. “We believe we are well positioned for a strong second half of the year with a solid pipeline of new products, partnerships and initiatives that will set the stage for the holiday period. The consolidation of our remote manufacturing operations to Louisville is proceeding on schedule and we expect this investment to result in increased efficiencies and a lower cost structure.”
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue decreased 0.21% from $52.51 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased to $-0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.08 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a loss of $0.06 to a loss $0.04. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.17 to a profit of $0.18 over the last ninety days.
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