Calix Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Ambivalent Now

Calix Inc. (NYSE:CALX) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.

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Calix Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 500% to $0.06 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.01 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 15.18% to $90.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Calix Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.06 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0. It beat the average revenue estimate of $90.05 million.

Quoting Management: “Our strong year-over-year first quarter revenue growth resulted in record revenue for a first quarter and improved gross margin,” said Carl Russo, president and CEO of Calix. “These results reflect our success in penetrating new customer accounts and expanding our addressable market.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 1.01% from $91.42 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 0% from $0.06 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.08 to a profit $0.07. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.4, which is the same with that ninety days ago.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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