Investors braced for a bumpy ride ahead of Owens & Minor's
What analysts say
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Owens & Minor with eight of 10 analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Owens & Minor as much as competitor Lincare Holdings overall. Four out of nine analysts rate Lincare Holdings a buy compared to one of 10 for Owens & Minor. Owens & Minor's rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $2.11 billion in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 4.5% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.49 per share. Estimates range from $0.48 to $0.52.
What our community says
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 92.5% granting it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 93.6% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools are bullish on Owens & Minor, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 37 posts in the past 30 days. Owens & Minor has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
Owens & Minor's income has fallen year over year by an average of 3.5%. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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