The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Olin's EPS will wither -1.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $529.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.53.
Last quarter, Olin reported revenue of $507.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $436.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.51. GAAP EPS of $0.48 for Q1 were 71% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.66 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 22.5%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.0%, 540 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.6%, 2,310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.92.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 563 members rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 119 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 117 give Olin 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 Olin is hold, with an average price target of $24.18.
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