SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.’s ( SEDG Quick Quote SEDG - Free Report) share price declined 19.1% since its earnings release on Aug 2, 2022. It reported second-quarter adjusted earnings of 95 cents per share. The bottom line declined by 25.8% from the prior-year quarter’s earnings of $1.28 per share.
The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the second quarter was pegged at 86 cents per share.
Barring one-time adjustments, the company posted GAAP earnings of 26 cents per share compared with 82 cents in the year-ago quarter.
SolarEdge’s revenues of $727.8 million in the second quarter surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $726 million by almost a cent. The top line surged 52% from the year-ago quarter’s $480.1 million.
Revenues from the solar segment were $687.6 million, up 59% from $431.5 million in the prior-year quarter.
SolarEdge shipped a total of 2.52 gigawatts (GW) of inverters in the reported quarter.
The adjusted gross margin contracted by 720 basis points from the prior-year gross margin of 33.9% to 26.7%.
Adjusted operating expenses went up 35% year over year to $109.6 million.
The adjusted operating income in the quarter totaled $84.7 million, up 4% from the year-ago quarter’s $81.3 million.
SolarEdge had $745.5 million of cash and cash equivalents as of Jun 30, 2022, up from $530.1 million as of Dec 31, 2021.
The cash outflow from operating activities amounted to $85.6 million during the six months ended Jun 30, 2022 against the cash inflow from operating activities of $62.8 million in the year-ago period.
Total long-term liabilities were $1,133.1 million as of Jun 30, 2022 compared with $1,065.7 million as of Dec 31, 2021.
In the third quarter of 2022, SEDG expects revenues in the range of $810-$840 million. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the same is pegged at $816.4 million, lower than the midpoint of the guided range.
Revenues from the solar segment in the second quarter are projected in the range of $765-$795 million.
While the company’s adjusted gross margin is estimated at 26-29%, the gross margin in the solar segment is anticipated at 27-30%.
SolarEdge currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see
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