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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Core-Mark Holding's revenues will grow 5.8% and EPS will increase 26.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.25 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.82.
Last quarter, Core-Mark Holding reported revenue of $2.31 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.69 billion.
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 $1.01. GAAP EPS of $0.90 for Q3 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.03 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 6.8%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.0%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.6%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.95 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.17.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 103 members out of 107 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 39 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 39 give Core-Mark Holding a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Core-Mark Holding is buy, with an average price target of $56.00.
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