Earnings Preview: Sierra Metals


Sierra Metals SMTS is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2022-03-16. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Sierra Metals will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $-0.03.

Sierra Metals bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Historical Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed EPS by $0.08, which was followed by a 4.17% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Sierra Metals's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020
EPS Estimate 0.06 0.01 0.010
EPS Actual -0.02 0.08 0.144 0.04
Price Change % -4.17% -5.78% 1.17% -0.66%

Stock Performance

Shares of Sierra Metals were trading at $1.38 as of March 14. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 56.99%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely a little upset going into this earnings release.

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