Cooper Companies (NYSE: COO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Dec. 6. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Cooper Companies's revenues will grow 10.4% and EPS will expand 6.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $398.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.55.
Last quarter, Cooper Companies reported revenue of $378.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $351.4 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 $1.45. GAAP EPS of $1.36 for Q3 were 51% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.90 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 63.5%, 580 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.5%, 670 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.7%, 510 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.45 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.24.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cooper Companies is outperform, with an average price target of $88.88.
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