Bona Film Group
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Bona Film Group whiffed on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank slightly. Non-GAAP earnings per share dropped. GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
Bona Film Group reported revenue of $43.3 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for sales of $54.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.03. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.02 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.03 for Q1 were 25% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.01 for Q1 were 75% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 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 33.8%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.1%, 720 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.3%, 390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $27.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $189.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.17.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with nine members out of 26 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 16 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give Bona Film Group a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bona Film Group is outperform, with an average price target of $7.03.
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