While Exterran Holdings
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Exterran Holdings with five of seven analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Exterran Holdings as much as competitor TETRA Technologies overall. Four out of eight analysts rate TETRA Technologies a buy compared to two of seven for Exterran Holdings. 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 $634.9 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 3.1% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is a loss of $0.47 per share. Estimates range from a loss of $0.56 to a loss of $0.35.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock, with 94.4% granting it an "outperform" rating. The greater community is in line with the All-Stars, as 91.2% give it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Exterran Holdings, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 26 posts in the past 30 days. Exterran Holdings' bearish CAPS rating of two out of five stars falls short of the Fool community sentiment.
Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters. The company's gross margin shrank by 4.3 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 12.6% while cost of sales rose 19.6% to $515.1 million from a year earlier.
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