The QoQ decline in 4Q is anticipated mainly due to lower expected gross margins
, whereas net revenues and other income are also expected to recede during the quarter.
This report also states import/export consumption, supply and demand Figures, cost, price, revenue and gross margins
Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives said Tesla cleared a "major hurdle" with its stronger than expected Q2 deliveries and he has received many questions from investors about why shares were not up significantly more on Wednesday given the numbers that he views as "impressive across the board." He continues to think the biggest overhang is Tesla's ability to hit its full-year unit guidance of 360,000-400,000 units, which Ives still views as "an arduous task." Ives also thinks gross margins
need to tick up and driving 20%+ gross margins
will be another "key" issue.
While overall sales grew by 4 percent YoY (staple sales flat) in Sep Qtr 2018, profits were down owing to contraction in gross margins
which fell by 314bps YoY to 27 percent.
for the Jul-Sept 2018 quarter went down to 14.46% compared to 17.43% in the previous quarter primarily due to the rupee depreciation.
For the first half 2018, earning growth declined by 35 per cent YoY despite 22 per cent YoY volumetric growth, as gross margins
fell due to aforesaid factors to 7.0 per cent in first half 2018 compared to 10.3 per cent in first half 2017.
"The company's year-on-year decline in earnings was influenced by a weakening in gross margins
from 56.19% to 55.10%, as well as issues with cost controls," Capital Cube says.
For the third quarter of 2014, gross margins
improved to 62 percent, compared to 58 percent for the same quarter in 2013.
In fact, in a business with narrow gross margins
, a 1% price decrease can cut operating return on assets in half.
Despite the downgrade rating of Apple stock, the analyst continues to be positive of the company's gross margins
and the benefits of strong iPad and iPhone sales.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.--Helped by strengthened gross margins
and lower expenses, Stater Bros.