Superior Industries International
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Superior Industries International met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped. GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Superior Industries International reported revenue of $210.0 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $208.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.10. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.25 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.10 for Q4 were 93% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.47 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 6.1%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.6%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.3%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $206.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $845.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.00.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 107 members out of 125 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 50 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 44 give Superior Industries International a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Superior Industries International is hold, with an average price target of $17.50.
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