Sigma Designs, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGM) 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. Shares are up 6.4%.
Sigma Designs, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.06 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.12 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Decreased 21.23% to $53.76 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Sigma Designs, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.06 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.01. It beat the average revenue estimate of $52.98 million.
Quoting Management: “We are very pleased about reaching non-GAAP profitability for the second consecutive quarter. Our Financial results were all positive, with an increase in revenues and gross margin, a decrease in operating expenses, positive pro-forma net income and positive net cash flow. We remain focused on sustaining our non-GAAP profitability in fiscal year 2014 as well as achieving profitable revenue growth throughout the remainder of the fiscal year,” said Thinh Tran, President and CEO of Sigma Designs.
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Revenue increased 2.32% from $52.54 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 500% from $0.01 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 $0.10 to a profit $0.06. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.20 to a profit of $0.08 over the last ninety days.
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