OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 22. 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 OMNOVA Solutions's revenues will wane -5.8% and EPS will contract 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $283.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Last quarter, OMNOVA Solutions reported revenue of $288.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $315.0 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 $0.16. GAAP EPS of $0.14 for Q3 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 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 20.1%, 410 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.7%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.2%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.15 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.67.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 145 members out of 171 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 36 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 33 give OMNOVA Solutions a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OMNOVA Solutions is buy, with an average price target of $10.50.
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