Coming Soon: Yingli Green Energy Holding Earnings

August 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Green Energy News

Yingli Green Energy Holding is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 29. Here’s what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway

Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Yingli Green Energy Holding’s revenues will decrease -28.2% and EPS will shrink to a loss.

The average estimate for revenue is $488.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.36.

Revenue details

Last quarter, Yingli Green Energy Holding logged revenue of $500.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.2% lower than the prior-year quarter’s $527.4 million.

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

EPS details

Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.24. GAAP EPS were -$0.29 for Q1 against $0.35 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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

Recent performance

For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 7.8%, 1,950 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -4.3%, 2,080 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -9.0%, 1,970 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year’s average estimate for revenue is $1.99 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$1.04.

Investor sentiment

The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,574 members out of 1,652 rating the stock outperform, and 78 members rating it underperform. Among 233 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 214 give Yingli Green Energy Holding a green thumbs-up, and 19 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by SP Capital IQ, the average opinion on Yingli Green Energy Holding is hold, with an average price target of $3.97.

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