Coeur d'Alene Mines
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Coeur d'Alene Mines missed estimates on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew slightly and GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins improved, and net margins dropped.
Coeur d'Alene Mines booked revenue of $204.6 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $225.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $199.6 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 $0.46. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.28 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.04 for Q1 were 71% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 54.2%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.6%, 810 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.9%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $225.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.09 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.91.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,352 members out of 1,436 rating the stock outperform, and 84 members rating it underperform. Among 251 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 227 give Coeur d'Alene Mines 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 Coeur d'Alene Mines is outperform, with an average price target of $34.34.
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