Lionbridge Technologies Earnings: Here’s What You Must Know Now

Lionbridge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:LIOX) 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.

Lionbridge Technologies Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 42.86% to $0.10 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.05 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 5.97% to $113.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Lionbridge Technologies Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.10 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.06. It beat the average revenue estimate of $113.54 million.

Quoting Management: “2012 marked a turnaround year for Lionbridge as we re-energized our sales teams with new offerings and new vertical markets. With this strong new business momentum and ongoing growth from our existing recurring revenue relationships, we delivered on our commitment to increase revenue and to accelerate our profitability across end markets,” said Rory Cowan, CEO, Lionbridge. “Most importantly, we extended our track record of strong earnings growth year-on-year. As a result, we are well positioned for ongoing revenue and profit expansion in 2013.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 1.54% from $112.07 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 42.86% from $0.07 in 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 $0.06 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.2 to a profit of $0.21 over the last ninety days.

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