Compass Diversified Holdings's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know

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Compass Diversified Holdings (NYS: CODI) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 7. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Compass Diversified Holdings's revenues will compress -53.4% and EPS will grow 58.8%.

The average estimate for revenue is $228.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.27.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Compass Diversified Holdings reported revenue of $230.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 73% higher than the prior-year quarter's $133.1 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.03. GAAP EPS dropped to zero from the prior-year quarter's $0.14.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 31.7%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.2%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.0%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $871.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.94.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 306 members out of 313 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 79 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 79 give Compass Diversified Holdings 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 Compass Diversified Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $16.10.

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