Koppers Holdings (NYSE: KOP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 14. 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 Koppers Holdings's revenues will wither -0.3% and EPS will grow 59.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $384.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.59.
Last quarter, Koppers Holdings recorded revenue of $387.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $381.2 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 $0.82. GAAP EPS of $0.77 for Q3 were 29% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.08 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 14.6%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.9%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.1%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.56 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.21.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 168 members out of 178 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 30 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 29 give Koppers Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one 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 $48.00.
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