NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of China Yuchai International Limited (CYD - Get Report) are higher by 6.39% to $21.97 after the company announced net earnings and revenue increased for the 2014 first quarter.
The manufacturer and distributor of engines for on and off-road applications in China reported net earnings were $29.3 million, or 78 cents per share, compared to $27.7 million, or 74 cents per share from the 2013 first quarter.
- The revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 2.0%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 28.7%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- The current debt-to-equity ratio, 0.35, is low and is below the industry average, implying that there has been successful management of debt levels.
- Investors have apparently begun to recognize positive factors similar to those we have mentioned in this report, including earnings growth. This has helped drive up the company's shares by a sharp 38.23% over the past year, a rise that has exceeded that of the S&P 500 Index. Regarding the stock's future course, although almost any stock can fall in a broad market decline, CYD should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed a very nice gain in the past year.
- CHINA YUCHAI INTERNATIONAL has improved earnings per share by 15.6% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past year. During the past fiscal year, CHINA YUCHAI INTERNATIONAL increased its bottom line by earning $3.07 versus $2.44 in the prior year.
- You can view the full analysis from the report here: CYD Ratings Report