Investors never know what to expect for Intrepid Potash
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Half of analysts think investors should stand pat on Intrepid Potash. Analysts like Intrepid Potash better than competitor Compass Minerals International overall. Zero out of six analysts rate Compass Minerals International a buy compared to three out of 10 for Intrepid Potash.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $98.4 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 2.4% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.32 per share. Estimates range from $0.28 to $0.42.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock, with 95.3% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large is in line with the All-Stars, with 96.3% granting it a rating of outperform. Fools are gung-ho about Intrepid Potash and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 268 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Intrepid Potash's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Intrepid Potash's profit has risen year over year by an average of more than threefold over the past five quarters. The company's revenue has now risen for two straight quarters. The company increased its gross margin by 12 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 24.6% while cost of sales rose 3.4% to $66.9 million from a year earlier.
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