Jaguar Mining (NYS: JAG) reported earnings on March 22. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Jaguar Mining whiffed on both revenue and expectations for earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP loss per share increased.
Margins dropped across the board.
Jaguar Mining tallied revenue of $57.4 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see net sales of $66.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $44.6 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 -$0.10. The one earnings estimate gathered by S&P Capital IQ was -$0.01 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS were -$0.40 for Q4, versus -$0.09 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 25.1%, 490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -20.4%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -58.6%, 3,730 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.13.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $312.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.34.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 469 members rating the stock outperform and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 119 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 110 give Jaguar Mining a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
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