Kevin Quon
Insider ownership, small-cap, long-term horizon, dividend investing

Solazyme: Key Takeaways And Insights From The Q1 2014 Results

On May 5, renewable oils and bioproducts producer, Solazyme (SZYM) announced its Q1 2014 earnings results. The company saw year-over-year revenue growth of 85% but also experienced increasing losses of 39% in light of a recent launch of commercial operations and an extended ramping phase to nameplate capacity. The following are five key takeaways that investors should consider from Solazyme's Q1 2014 conference call:

    Initial production for Moema expected in Q2 2014. While the negative ramifications of a possible delay have often been exaggerated, the delay of the company's 100,000 MT facility will likely push initial production into May or early June. Despite this announcement, it is important to understand that the company's 625,000-L production...
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