MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE:WFR) reported on Thursday that its lower loss for the Q1, in spite a revenue drops, influenced by lesser operating costs and higher net loss attributable to non-controlling interests.
The firm declared net loss attributable to shareholders of $89.4M for the quarter, lower than prior-year loss of $98.6M. On per share basis, loss totaled $0.40 in contrast with loss of $0.43 previous year.
On an adjusted basis the company declared loss per share of $0.16 for the quarter. Sixteen analysts on average polled by Thomson Reuters predicted loss per share of $0.14 for the quarter. Analyst predicts typically exclude one-time items.
The firm clocked revenue of $443.6M, dropped from $519.2M previous year. Analysts were expecting were revenue of $423.14M for the quarter.
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE:WFR) opened at $5.17 with 231.30 million outstanding shares and touch its highest price of $5.23 of the day and then traded at $5.18 by scoring +-3.00% at time 10:06AM EDT, as in the current session stocks gain volume of 1.27 million shares which is lower than its average volume.
As the owner ship concerns stocks institutional ownership remained 85.51% while insider ownership included 0.27%. The share capital of WFR has 231.34 million outstanding shares amid them 230.03 million shares have been floated in market.
For investors focus on the performance of the stocks so the WFR showed weekly ahead performance of 1.33% which was maintained for the month at 13.40%. Correspondingly the positive performance for the quarter was remained 20.32% and if took notice on yearly performance that was 123.01% whereas the year to date performance halted at 66.04%.
As the moving toward the returns measures returns on Investment ratio is significant measure which investor should have in consideration, the WFR return on investment was recorded as -4.27% as compare to its rivals has Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) ROI 22.26%, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) ROI 6.24%, Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) ROI 9.08%, Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:YGE) ROI -25.55%.
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