Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE: CTB ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 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 Cooper Tire & Rubber's revenues will drop -1.4% and EPS will expand 28.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.03 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.86.
Last quarter, Cooper Tire & Rubber booked revenue of $1.10 billion. GAAP reported sales were 4.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.05 billion.
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 $1.17. GAAP EPS of $1.17 for Q3 were 333% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.27 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 18.1%, 970 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.8%, 730 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.8%, 520 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.18 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.18.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 226 members out of 276 rating the stock outperform, and 50 members rating it underperform. Among 85 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 75 give Cooper Tire & Rubber a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cooper Tire & Rubber is outperform, with an average price target of $24.67.
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