Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE: BVN) reported earnings on July 31. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. missed slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped significantly. GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.

Margins dropped across the board.

Revenue details
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. reported revenue of $285.8 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated a top line of $290.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $350.5 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.07. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.34 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q2 were 88% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 37.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -1.5%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.6%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $306.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.43 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.64.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 763 members out of 800 rating the stock outperform, and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 90 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 77 give Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is hold, with an average price target of $26.60.

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