Hologic (HOLX) Tops Q1 EPS by 69c, Revenues Beat; Offers 2Q EPS/Revenue Guidance Above Consensus

January 27, 2021 4:06 PM EST

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Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) reported Q1 EPS of $2.86, $0.69 better than the analyst estimate of $2.17. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.61 billion versus the consensus estimate of $1.4 billion.

  • Revenue of $1.61 Billion Increases 89.3%, 86.5% in Constant Currency
  • Organic Revenue Increases 107.0%, 104.0% in Constant Currency
  • Company Posts GAAP Diluted EPS of $2.50, Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $2.86

“Hologic had a strong start to fiscal 2021 across all our businesses and major geographies,” said Steve MacMillan, the Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our Diagnostics division continued to deliver incredible performance by making a massive impact against COVID-19. Furthermore, our Breast Health and Surgical businesses continued to strengthen, with each returning to growth in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific.”


Hologic sees Q2 2021 EPS of $2.56-$2.68, versus the consensus of $2.02. Hologic sees Q2 2021 revenue of $1.5-1.56 billion, versus the consensus of $1.36 billion.

“We expect our strong financial performance to continue in the second quarter of fiscal 2021,” said Karleen Oberton, Hologic’s Chief Financial Officer.

Hologic’s financial guidance for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 is shown in the table below. The guidance is based on a non-GAAP tax rate of approximately 21.75%, and diluted shares outstanding of 262 to 263 million for the quarter. Constant currency guidance assumes that foreign exchange rates are the same in fiscal 2021 as in fiscal 2020. Current guidance assumes that recent foreign exchange rates persist for all of the second quarter of fiscal 2021. Organic revenue guidance is on a constant currency basis and excludes the divested Blood Screening and the acquired Acessa businesses. The guidance does not include the impact of the pending Biotheranostics acquisition, which has not closed.

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