It's Showtime for Giant Interactive Group
Giant Interactive Group (NYSE: GA) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Giant Interactive Group's revenue will improve 23.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $83.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, Giant Interactive Group logged revenue of $80.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $61.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.19. GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q1 were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 86.7%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 62.3%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 57.4%, 760 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $342.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.77.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 549 members out of 571 rating the stock outperform, and 22 members rating it underperform. Among 93 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 89 give Giant Interactive Group a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Giant Interactive Group is outperform, with an average price target of $6.43.
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