Giant Interactive Group (NYSE: GA ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. 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 Giant Interactive Group's revenues will grow 15.7% and EPS will expand 4.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $95.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, Giant Interactive Group logged revenue of $93.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $80.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.22. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q1 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 85.6%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 63.0%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 56.9%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $396.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 590 members out of 615 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 116 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 111 give Giant Interactive Group a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Giant Interactive Group is outperform, with an average price target of $7.40.
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