Investors braced for a bumpy ride ahead of WD-40 Company's
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on WD-40 with analysts unanimously rating it hold. Analysts don't like WD-40 as much as competitor Stepan Company overall. WD-40's rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $87.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 6% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of 52 cents per share. Estimates range from $0.50 to $0.53.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 94.9% assigning it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 92.3% granting it a rating of "outperform." Fools are bullish on WD-40, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 67 posts in the past 30 days. WD-40 has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
WD-40's profit has risen year over year by an average of 1.1%. A year-over-year revenue decrease last quarter snaps a streak of three consecutive quarters of revenue increases.
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