Silvercorp Metals Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 22nd. Silvercorp Metals Inc. acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties in China. The Company is developing its Ying Silver project located in the People’s Republic of China.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Silvercorp Metals Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.04 per share on revenues of $52.21 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.53.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.12 to a profit $0.07. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.23, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Silvercorp Metals has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 108.36 83.52 107.16 167.33 237.96
Diluted EPS ($) 0.40 -0.11 0.24 0.41 0.43

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 61.88 44.31 44.55 45.21 58.72
Diluted EPS ($) 0.12 0.0566 0.04 0.06 0.03

Past Performance:
Silvercorp Metals has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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