Owens Corning (NYSE: OC ) reported earnings on Feb. 20. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Owens Corning met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped. Non-GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly. GAAP earnings per share dropped to a loss.
Margins dropped across the board.
Owens Corning reported revenue of $1.16 billion. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see revenue of $1.16 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.11. The 15 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.16 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q4 were 73% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.40 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.47 for Q4 versus $0.41 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 quarter, gross margin was 14.7%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.7%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.8%, 900 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.37 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $5.48 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.16.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 438 members out of 463 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 $38.38.
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