AMCOL International (NYSE: ACO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 25. 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 AMCOL International's revenues will increase 9.4% and EPS will expand 16.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $255.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.
Last quarter, AMCOL International reported revenue of $253.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $248.1 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 $0.58. GAAP EPS of $0.58 for Q3 were 6.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.62 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 27.4%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.6%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.00 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.14.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on AMCOL International is hold, with an average price target of $31.00.
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