Delek US Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Delek US Holdings beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. GAAP earnings per share grew.
Margins grew across the board.
Delek US Holdings recorded revenue of $2.18 billion. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see sales of $1.90 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 9.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.00 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 $1.06. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $1.01 per share. GAAP EPS were $1.06 for Q4 against -$0.10 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 12.0%, 550 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.3%, 500 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.9%, 320 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.82 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.01.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $7.29 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.99.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 316 members out of 340 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 95 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Delek US Holdings a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Delek US Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $31.43.
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