BAODING, China, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer which markets its products under the brand " Yingli Solar," today announced its preliminary financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/04/01/20120401160439160364.jpg ) Based upon preliminary data, the Company expects its PV module shipment in the second quarter of 2013 to increase by 23% to 24% from the first quarter of 2013, significantly better than its previous guidance of a low-to-mid teen percent increase. The Company estimates its overall gross margin in the second quarter of 2013 to be in the range of 11% to 12%, which is better than its previous guidance of 9% to 11%. The Company will schedule a conference call and live webcast to discuss its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 at 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 30, 2013, which corresponds to 8:00 PM Beijing/ Hong Kong time on the same day. The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follows:
U.S. Toll Free Number: +1-866-519-4004
International Dial-in Number: +1-845-675-0437
A live and archived webcast of the conference call will be available on the Investors section of Yingli Green Energy's website at www.yinglisolar.com. A replay will be available shortly after the call on Yingli Green Energy's website for 90 days. A replay of the conference call will be available until September 29, 2013 by dialing:
U.S. Toll Free Number: +1-855-452-5696
International Dial-in Number: +1-646-254-3697
About Yingli Green Energy Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), which markets its products under the brand " Yingli Solar," is the world's largest photovoltaic module manufacturer. With 2,450MW of vertically-integrated annual production capacity, Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing covers the entire photovoltaic value chain, from the production of polysilicon through ingot casting and wafering, to solar cell production and module assembly. Headquartered in Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy has more than 20 regional subsidiaries and branch offices and has distributed more than 6,000MW PV modules to customers worldwide. For more information please visit www.yinglisolar.com and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Weibo. Safe Harbor Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," "target" and similar statements. Such statements are based upon management's current expectations and current market and operating conditions, and relate to events that involve known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond Yingli Green Energy's control, which may cause Yingli Green Energy's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and other risks, uncertainties or factors is included in Yingli Green Energy's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Yingli Green Energy does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.