Siliconware Precision Industries
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Siliconware Precision Industries met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Margins grew across the board.
Siliconware Precision Industries notched revenue of $555.3 million. The 16 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $563.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 7.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $518.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.09. The two earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.08 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q4 were 100% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 18.9%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.0%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.7%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $520.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.41.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 594 members out of 618 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 129 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 127 give Siliconware Precision Industries a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Siliconware Precision Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $6.05.
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