What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts are bullish on RPM International as three analysts rate it as a buy and only one analyst rates it as a sell. Analysts like RPM International better than competitor Valspar overall. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $898.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 8.7% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.38 per share. Estimates range from $0.36 to $0.42.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 97.9% granting it an outperform rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars with 93.5% giving it a rating of outperform. Fools have embraced RPM International and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 125 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, RPM International's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
RPM International's income has fallen year over year by an average of 24.3% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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