Investors are on the edge of their collective seats, hoping that Brunswick
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Brunswick, with four of six rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts haven't adjusted their rating of Brunswick for the past three months.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $1.05 billion in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 4% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of 48 cents per share. Estimates range from 29 cents to 54 cents.
What our community says:
The majority of CAPS All Stars see Brunswick as an OK bet, with 60.6% assigning it an "outperform" rating. The community at large is divided, though -- 53.8% Fools granting it an "outperform" rating and 46.2% an "underperform" rating. Brunswick also has a bearish CAPS rating of one out of five stars.
The company increased its gross margin by 2.8 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 16.8% while cost of sales rose 12.6% to $749.6 million from a year earlier.
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