Owens & Minor
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Owens & Minor met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share expanded.
Margins dropped across the board.
Owens & Minor reported revenue of $2.22 billion. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see net sales of $2.22 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 4.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.12 billion.
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 $0.46. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.48 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.46 for Q1 were 2.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 9.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.3%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.3%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $2.23 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $9.05 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.10.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 132 members out of 139 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 38 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 35 give Owens & Minor a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Owens & Minor is hold, with an average price target of $29.28.
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