Golden Star Resources (AMEX: GSS) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 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 Golden Star Resources's revenues will grow 0.5% and EPS will come to zero.
The average estimate for revenue is $131.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.
Last quarter, Golden Star Resources reported revenue of $149.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $118.8 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 -$0.02. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q4 were 33% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 69.4%, 470 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -2.4%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.1%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $521.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.02.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 803 members out of 868 rating the stock outperform, and 65 members rating it underperform. Among 105 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Golden Star Resources a green thumbs-up, and 17 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Golden Star Resources is hold, with an average price target of $1.91.
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