JinkoSolar (JKS) Tops 4Q EPS Forecasts

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (JKS) dropped $0.89, or 4.11%, to $21.00 in pre-market trading after it reported fiscal-fourth quarter earnings.

The solar firm handed in earnings of $1.24 per share on revenue of $478.9 million, beating Wall Street EPS estimates of $0.91 on revenue of $494.29 million.

For the full-year 2014, the company reported total revenues of $1.61 billion, an increase of 41% from fiscal year 2013.

On valuation measures, JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. ADS shares, which currently have an average 3-month trading volume of 1.2 million shares, trade at a trailing-12 P/E of 8.02, a forward P/E of 6.13 and a P/E to growth ratio of 0.13. The median Wall Street price target on the name is $35.35 with a high target of $45.00. Currently ticker boasts 5 ‘Buy’ endorsements, compared to 2 ’Holds’ and no ‘Sell’.

Profitability-wise, JKS has a t-12 profit and operating margin of 6.44% and 11.22%, respectively. The $680.03 million market cap company reported $369.70 million in cash vs. $1.15 billion in debt in its most recent quarter.

JKS currently prints a one year loss of about 29% and a year-to-date return of around 11%.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last 52 weeks.

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. is a developer of photovoltaic products in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Shangrao, the People’s Republic of China.

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