Koppers Holdings (NYSE: KOP ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 8. 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 Koppers Holdings's revenues will expand 1.4% and EPS will drop -4.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $406.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.03.
Last quarter, Koppers Holdings tallied revenue of $411.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $374.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.05. GAAP EPS of $0.98 for Q2 were 2.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.96 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 16.1%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.0%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.58 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.44.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 167 members out of 177 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 23 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 23 give Koppers Holdings a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Koppers Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $49.60.
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