Cohen & Steers
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Cohen & Steers met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins grew across the board.
Cohen & Steers recorded revenue of $63.7 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $64.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $54.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.41. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.41 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.41 for Q1 were 37% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 55.4%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 39.8%, 530 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 28.3%, 460 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $67.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.41.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $275.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.67.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 107 members out of 118 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 38 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Cohen & Steers a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cohen & Steers is outperform, with an average price target of $33.40.
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