Yingli Green Energy Holding (NYSE: YGE ) is expected to report Q1 earnings around May 30. 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 Yingli Green Energy Holding's revenues will shrink -22.6% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $387.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.41.
Last quarter, Yingli Green Energy Holding logged revenue of $466.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $407.3 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 -$0.93. GAAP EPS were -$1.28 for Q4 against -$3.87 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 -8.5%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -32.0%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -43.0%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.90 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$1.72.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,533 members out of 1,631 rating the stock outperform, and 98 members rating it underperform. Among 223 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 199 give Yingli Green Energy Holding 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 Yingli Green Energy Holding is hold, with an average price target of $2.10.
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