Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co. Ltd. said its fourth-quarter normalized net income amounted to 7 fen per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 10 fen per share.
EPS rose 69.1% year over year from 4 fen.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was 96.6 million yuan, an increase of 66.2% from 58.2 million yuan in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin rose to 5.0% from 3.9% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue climbed 31.7% year over year to 1.95 billion yuan from 1.48 billion yuan, and total operating expenses increased 27.3% from the prior-year period to 1.68 billion yuan from 1.32 billion yuan.
Reported net income increased 11.9% from the prior-year period to 99.4 million yuan, or 7 fen per share, from 88.8 million yuan, or 6 fen per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled 36 fen per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of 51 fen.
EPS rose 16.6% from 31 fen in the prior year.
Normalized net income was 537.5 million yuan, a rise of 17.5% from 457.4 million yuan in the prior year.
Full-year total revenue increased 24.1% on an annual basis to 5.70 billion yuan from 4.59 billion yuan, and total operating expenses increased 24.6% on an annual basis to 4.59 billion yuan from 3.69 billion yuan.
The company said reported net income increased 15.2% year over year to 709.4 million yuan, or 48 fen per share, in the full year, from 615.9 million yuan, or 42 fen per share.
As of April 21, US$1 was equivalent to 6.88 yuan.