Diamond Hill Investment Group (Nasdaq: DHIL ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 24. 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 Diamond Hill Investment Group's revenues will expand 8.0% and EPS will contract -5.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $16.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.41.
Last quarter, Diamond Hill Investment Group tallied revenue of $16.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $15.4 million.
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 $1.32. GAAP EPS of $1.32 for Q3 were 57% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.84 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 44.7%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 35.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 24.7%, 820 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $66.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $5.39.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 176 members out of 183 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 56 give Diamond Hill Investment Group a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
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