The ExOne Company (NASDAQ:XONE) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0%.
The ExOne Company Earnings Cheat Sheet
Revenue: Rose 190.44% to $7.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.2 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.11. It missed the average revenue estimate of $9.15 million.
Quoting Management: Mr. S. Kent Rockwell, Chairman and CEO, noted, “We continue to be very encouraged with the opportunities that present themselves for our 3D printing capability. Nonetheless, as a global company we are subject to the vagaries of the economies in which we operate. The weakness in Europe has slowed the purchase decisions of our customers in that region while customer demand in Japan is clearly strengthening with the economy. And in North America, we also received our first order for an M-Flex machine in the quarter.”
He concluded, “We are steadily advancing our growth strategy. This includes the expansion of our manufacturing capacity in Germany, upgrading our PSCs and working to establish a more robust PSC network. Importantly, we are also making solid progress with our materials development processes.”
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Revenue decreased 37.99% from $12.74 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased to $-0.2 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.04 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 loss of $0 to a loss $0.03. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a loss of $0 to a profit of $0.1 over the last ninety days.
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