CoStar Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) 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.
CoStar Group Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 29.79% to $0.61 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.47 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 27.9% to $109 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: CoStar Group Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.61 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.58. It beat the average revenue estimate of $108.78 million.
Quoting Management: “Net new sales in the second quarter grew 49% year-over-year leading us to our best sales, revenue and EBITDA results ever,” said Andrew C. Florance, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CoStar. “Cross-selling between our CoStar and LoopNet client bases continues to gain momentum with total revenue synergies now reaching approximately $27.3 million, a 48% increase from last quarter. Record net new sales in the United Kingdom following the release of CoStarGo and CoStar Suite in the U.K. also contributed to our best ever quarter.”
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Revenue increased 4.78% from $104.03 million in the previous quarter. EPS were the same at $0.61 as the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.61 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $2.16 to a profit of $2.19 over the last ninety days.
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