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GOME: Operating Profit At CNY 53 Mn In Q1, Down 92.26% YoY

|Includes: GOME Retail Holdings Limited (GMELF)

Source: Company Disclosure, ChinaScope Financial (Data)


+ The first-quarter financial report of GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Ltd. (493.HK) shows revenues of CNY 9.76 billion in 2012Q1, down 28.62% year-on-year. Operating profit was CNY 53 million, down 92.26% compared with CNY 685 million in 2011Q1.

+ Despite the large decrease in operating profit, GOME's gross profit in Q1 only declined 10.63% year-on-year, to CNY 1.35 billion.

Revenue declined 28.62% YoY and net profit attributed to share holders declined 88% YoY in 2012Q1.


Although the gross margin ratio is improving, rise in selling and g&a expenses dragged down the operating margin ratio to 0.54% in 2012Q1.