Investors never know what to expect for Lydall
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts are very bullish on this stock, unanimously backing it as a buy. Analysts like Lydall better than competitor Danaher overall. Sixteen out of 17 analysts rate Danaher a buy compared to one out of one for Lydall. Lydall's rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.13 per share.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock, with 94.7% assigning it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars, with 95.2% giving it a rating of outperform. Lydall has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
Management:Now let's get some insight into how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins serve as an illustration of how efficiently a company captures portions of sales dollars. Lydall has seen increasing operating margins year over year for the last four quarters. Operating margins reflect the total sales revenue that the company retains after costs. Here is how Lydall has been doing for the last four quarters:
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