EnerNOC Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Falling Now

EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC) had a loss 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. Shares are down 0.17%.

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EnerNOC, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.88 in the quarter versus EPS of $-1.06 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 34.36% to $32.85 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: EnerNOC, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.88 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-1.09. It beat the average revenue estimate of $31.13 million.

Quoting Management: “In Q1 2013, we grew our year-over-year revenue by approximately 35%, continued to generate strong cash flow from operations, and released several new products and features that helped us secure new demand response opportunities and win approximately 100 new EfficiencySMART and SupplySMART contracts during the quarter,” said Tim Healy, Chairman and CEO of EnerNOC. “In addition, we continued to bolster our leadership ranks with proven technology veterans and make investments that will help propel EnerNOC’s next phase of growth. For the current year, we are reiterating our annual guidance for revenue of $360 million to $400 million, earnings per share of $0.60 to $0.85, and adjusted EBITDA of $62 million to $77 million.”

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Revenue decreased 22.36% from $42.31 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased to $-0.88 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.96 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 $0.78 to a loss $0.75. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.55 to a profit of $0.65 over the last ninety days.

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