Metals USA Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Metals USA Holdings missed slightly on revenue and beat slightly on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share shrank.
Margins shrank across the board.
Metals USA Holdings notched revenue of $537.1 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $547.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 6.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $505.6 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 $0.51. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.50 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.51 for Q2 were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.57 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 13.3%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.1%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.5%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $525.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.08 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.74.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 24 members out of 26 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among six CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), five give Metals USA Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one gives it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Metals USA Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $18.67.
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