Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE: CTB ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 9. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Cooper Tire & Rubber's revenues will wane -2.0% and EPS will grow 102.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $965.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.69.
Last quarter, Cooper Tire & Rubber notched revenue of $1.06 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.04 billion.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.15. GAAP EPS of $1.15 for Q4 were 65% lower than the prior-year quarter's $3.32 per share.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 18.1%, 780 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.7%, 600 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.33 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.38.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 230 members out of 279 rating the stock outperform, and 49 members rating it underperform. Among 75 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 63 give Cooper Tire & Rubber a green thumbs-up, and 12 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 $28.21.
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