China Yuchai International Limited
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), China Yuchai International Limited beat expectations on revenues and crushed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped slightly and GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
China Yuchai International Limited booked revenue of $594.4 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted a top line of $563.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $609.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.19. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.70 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS of $1.46 for Q4 were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.88 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 27.7%, 540 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.0%, 330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.1%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $555.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.54.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.42 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.55.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 350 members out of 386 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 63 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 59 give China Yuchai International Limited a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on China Yuchai International Limited is hold, with an average price target of $15.00.
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