Synutra International (Nasdaq: SYUT ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Feb. 8. 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 Synutra International's revenues will wither -41.0% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $67.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.13.
Last quarter, Synutra International chalked up revenue of $66.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 33% lower than the prior-year quarter's $99.1 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.27. GAAP EPS were -$0.77 for Q2 versus $0.15 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 26.4%, 1,600 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -21.3%, 3,650 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -66.8%, 7,540 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $270.1 million. The average EPS estimate is -$1.05.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 78 members out of 155 rating the stock outperform, and 77 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give Synutra International a green thumbs-up, and 34 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Synutra International is hold, with an average price target of $8.50.
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