Kronos Worldwide (NYSE: KRO ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Nov. 9. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Kronos Worldwide's revenues will contract -11.8% and EPS will wane -64.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $483.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, Kronos Worldwide reported revenue of $545.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $537.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.56. GAAP EPS of $0.56 for Q2 were 27% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.77 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 29.9%, 680 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.2%, 650 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.8%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.01 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.07.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 174 members out of 190 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 47 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 40 give Kronos Worldwide a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kronos Worldwide is outperform, with an average price target of $27.00.
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