OM Group (NYSE: OMG ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 19. 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 OM Group's revenues will drop -9.9% and EPS will contract -100.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $395.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.
Last quarter, OM Group notched revenue of $394.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $415.1 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.25. GAAP EPS were $0.17 for Q3 compared to -$2.17 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 24.7%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.5%, 380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.4%, 1,780 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.69 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.60.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on OM Group is outperform, with an average price target of $30.75.
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