Owens Corning (NYSE: OC ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. 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 Owens Corning's revenues will wither -3.1% and EPS will shrink -60.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.16 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.
Last quarter, Owens Corning chalked up revenue of $1.28 billion. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.45 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 $0.33. GAAP EPS of $0.37 for Q3 were 63% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.01 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 17.6%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.4%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.4%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.17 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.12.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 437 members out of 462 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 111 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 110 give Owens Corning 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 Owens Corning is outperform, with an average price target of $37.14.
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