Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE: GPK ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 7. 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 Graphic Packaging Holding's revenues will grow 2.5% and EPS will grow 700.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.08 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.
Last quarter, Graphic Packaging Holding reported revenue of $1.10 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.07 billion.
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 $0.11. GAAP EPS were $0.10 for Q3 compared to -$0.12 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 17.1%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.6%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 800 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Graphic Packaging Holding is outperform, with an average price target of $6.29.
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