* Q1 rev $91.6 mln, up 47 pct
* Q1 profit $0.84/ADS
* Sees Q2 rev flat to mildly down sequentially
May 17 Chinese online game developer Perfect
World Co Ltd PWRD.O posted a jump in quarterly revenue,
helped by strong demand for its games, but forecast weak
The company, whose self-developed portfolio includes its
namesake game and "Legend of Martial Arts," forecast
second-quarter revenue to be flat to mildly down on a
The outlook takes into account deceleration of some in-game
promotions and monetization activities and the impact of
suspending game services on April 21, which was the national
day of mourning for earthquake victims in Yushu, Qinghai
Analysts on average, expected second-quarter revenue of
$98.4 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Net income attributable to the company's shareholders was
$44.7 million, or 84 cents per American depository share (ADS).
Excluding special items, the company earned 90 cents per
Revenue jumped by 47 percent to $91.6 million, the company
said. Online game operation revenue rose 47 percent to $83.5
Analysts were looking for earnings of 84 cents a share, on
revenue of $92.9 million.
The company's shares, which have risen 80 percent over the
last one year, closed at $32.94 Friday on Nasdaq.
(Reporting by Saqib Iqbal Ahmed in Bangalore; Editing by