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Sierra Metals Earnings Preview

Sierra Metals (AMEX:SMTS) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2022-05-11. 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 beat EPS by $0.06, which was followed by a 2.17% drop in the share price the next day.

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

Quarter Q4 2021 Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021
EPS Estimate -0.03 0.06 0.01 0.010
EPS Actual 0.03 -0.02 0.08 0.144
Price Change % -2.17% -4.17% -5.78% 1.17%

Stock Performance

Shares of Sierra Metals were trading at $0.8202 as of May 09. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 75.46%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely a little upset going into this earnings release.

To track all earnings releases for Sierra Metals visit their earnings calendar on our site.

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.