On Nov. 9, Motley Fool Rule Breakers selection Shanda Interactive Entertainment (NASDAQ:SNDA) released third-quarter earnings for the period ended Sept. 30.

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  • Revenues declined 10.6% to $55.2 million, because of an 8% dip in total peak concurrent users for all Shanda games in commercial services.
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(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change

Sales

$55,226.0

$61,748.0

(10.6%)

Net Profit

$18,148.0

$32,271.0

(43.8%)

EPS

$0.13

$0.22

(40.9%)

Diluted Shares

144,732.0

147,094.0

(1.6%)



Get back to basics with a look at the income statement.

Margin Checkup

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change*

Gross Margin

56.2%

68.9%

(12.7)

Operating Margin

25.8%

30.4%

(4.6)

Net Margin

32.9%

52.3%

(19.4)

*Expressed in percentage points.

Margins are the earnings engine. See how they work.

Balance Sheet Highlights

Assets

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change

Cash + ST Invest.

$402,939.0

$427,313.0

(5.7%)

Accounts Rec.

$4,662.0

$16,850.0

(72.3%)

Inventory

$810.0

$1,403.0

(42.3%)



Liabilities

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change

Accounts Payable

$5,783.0

$8,557.0

(32.4%)

Long-Term Debt

$275,000.0

$275,000.0

(0.9%)



Learn the ways of the balance sheet.

Cash Flow Highlights

No cash flow statement provided. (Boo! Hiss!)

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