Female Health (NAS: FHCO) reported earnings on May 2. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q2), Female Health beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.


Gross margins were steady, operating margins grew, net margins expanded.

Revenue details
Female Health reported revenue of $9.5 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for sales of $8.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $7.8 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 $0.12. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.09 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.12 for Q2 were 71% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.07 per share.

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 58.2%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 35.4%, 780 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 36.8%, much better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $9.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $38.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.54.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 332 members out of 342 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 66 give Female Health a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.

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