What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts don't like Seacor Holdings as much as competitor GulfMark Offshore overall. Four out of four analysts rate GulfMark Offshore a buy compared to zero of one for Seacor Holdings. Analysts haven't adjusted their rating of Seacor Holdings for the past three months.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $548.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 5.5% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $1.71 per share.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are enthusiastically backing the stock, with 96.8% assigning it an outperform rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars, with 95.6% giving it a rating of outperform. Fools are gung-ho about Seacor Holdings, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 23 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Seacor Holdings' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Seacor Holdings' profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 12.2% over the past five quarters. Revenue has fallen in the past two quarters. The company's gross margin shrank by 13.4 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue fell 41.7% while cost of sales fell 30.5% to $475.2 million from a year earlier.
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