Pan American Silver (Nasdaq: PAAS ) reported earnings on Feb. 21. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Pan American Silver whiffed on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. Non-GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly. GAAP earnings per share dropped to a loss.
Margins dropped across the board.
Pan American Silver tallied revenue of $247.3 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for sales of $277.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $212.4 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 $0.36. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.37 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q4 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.61 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.24 for Q4 compared to $0.89 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 quarter, gross margin was 47.4%, 3,310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 28.4%, 1,100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.7%, 5,660 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $288.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.17 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.58.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,095 members out of 1,159 rating the stock outperform, and 64 members rating it underperform. Among 216 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 194 give Pan American Silver a green thumbs-up, and 22 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pan American Silver is hold, with an average price target of $24.96.
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