Kronos Worldwide (NYSE: KRO ) is expected to report Q1 earnings around March 14. 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 Kronos Worldwide's revenues will shrink -23.9% and EPS will wither -78.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $427.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Kronos Worldwide tallied revenue of $397.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% lower than the prior-year quarter's $548.0 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 -$0.09. GAAP EPS of $0.30 for Q4 were 59% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.74 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 18.2%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.4%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, 830 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.91 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.07.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 163 members out of 179 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 45 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 39 give Kronos Worldwide a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kronos Worldwide is hold, with an average price target of $25.33.
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