Olin (NYSE: OLN ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 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 Olin's revenues will grow 20.6% and EPS will drop -7.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $611.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.47.
Last quarter, Olin logged revenue of $587.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 32% higher than the prior-year quarter's $445.8 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 $0.38. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q4 were 87% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.23 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 17.0%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.6%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.9%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.52 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.13.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 578 members out of 595 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 137 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 135 give Olin a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Olin is hold, with an average price target of $22.50.
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