Valmont Industries Earnings Preview

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Watch Valmont Industries' (NYS: VMI) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the fourth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Valmont Industries is a producer of fabricated metal products and mechanized irrigation systems.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Valmont Industries, with six out of seven rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Valmont Industries better than competitor Apogee Enterprises overall. Analysts' rating of Valmont Industries has stayed constant from three months prior.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $680.8 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 13.7% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $1.66 per share. Estimates range from $1.61 to $1.72.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are strongly backing the stock, with 97.3% granting it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars, with 95.9% awarding it a rating of outperform. Fools feel positively about Valmont Industries, though the message boards have been quiet lately, with only 75 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Valmont Industries' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.

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