Pan American Silver (Nasdaq: PAAS ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 14. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Pan American Silver's revenues will expand 12.5% and EPS will decrease -46.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $257.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Pan American Silver logged revenue of $247.3 million. 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.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.36. GAAP EPS were -$0.24 for Q4 against $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 preceding quarter, gross margin was 47.4%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 28.4%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -11.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.03 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.97.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,097 members out of 1,164 rating the stock outperform, and 67 members rating it underperform. Among 178 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 154 give Pan American Silver a green thumbs-up, and 24 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 $24.61.
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