XO Group Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Up Now

XO Group Inc (NYSE:XOXO) 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 0.09%.

XO Group Inc Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 23.08% to $0.16 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.13 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 4.4% to $37 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: XO Group Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.16 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $36.19 million.

Quoting Management: “We continue to be pleased with the growth of our local online business and are encouraged by the improvement in our national online business,” said Chief Executive Officer, David Liu. “We are entering the second half of the year with strong momentum as our teams continuously develop and refine the content and tools that connect our audience with the information and services they need during the critical stages of family formation. The recent appointment of Mike Steib, a proven digital leader, as our President should accelerate our ambitious plans to increase our reach and share of the lifestages markets.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 22.23% from $30.27 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 128.57% 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 $0.1 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.39 to a profit of $0.48 over the last ninety days.

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

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