Compania de Minas Buenaventura
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Compania de Minas Buenaventura beat expectations on revenues and earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share increased.
Gross margins contracted, operating margins contracted, and net margins improved.
Compania de Minas Buenaventura reported revenue of $402.3 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $363.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $396.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.91. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.84 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.91 for Q4 were 3.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.88 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 65.9%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 42.4%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 57.4%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $402.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.80 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.04.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 762 members out of 798 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 192 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 182 give Compania de Minas Buenaventura a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Compania de Minas Buenaventura is outperform, with an average price target of $47.63.
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