Yingli Green Energy Holding Earnings: Here’s Why Shares are Up Now

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YGE) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 3.57%.

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.33 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.58 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 12.69% to $550.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.33 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.32. It beat the average revenue estimate of $506.72 million.

Quoting Management: “We are pleased to announce another better than expected quarter in terms of market share and profitability, mainly driven by the continuous fundamental improvements of solar market conditions, our well-recognized brand, diversified customer base and unceasing technological innovations,” commented Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy.

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Revenue increased 27.67% from $431.12 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased to $-0.33 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.63 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a loss of $0.28 to a loss $0.23. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a loss of $1.49 to a loss of $1.41 over the last ninety days.

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