Neptune Technologies & Bioresources Meets on Revenues, Misses on EPS

Neptune Technologies & Bioresources (NAS: NEPT) reported earnings on Jan. 14. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Nov. 30 (Q3), Neptune Technologies & Bioresources met expectations on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP loss per share expanded.


Margins dropped across the board.

Revenue details
Neptune Technologies & Bioresources logged revenue of $7.1 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated sales of $7.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 41% higher than the prior-year quarter's $5.0 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at -$0.21. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.00 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.21 for Q3 versus -$0.01 per share for the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 47.5%, 570 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -52.8%, 1,640 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -166.0%, 15,610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $2.0 million.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $23.4 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.12.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 27 members out of 152 rating the stock outperform, and 125 members rating it underperform. Among 83 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give Neptune Technologies & Bioresources a green thumbs-up, and 79 give it a red thumbs-down.

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