Janus Capital Group Earnings Preview

Janus Capital Group (NYS: JNS) met its estimates last quarter, but investors hope that it will beat them this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings Thursday. Janus Capital Group offers investment management, administration, distribution, and related services to individual and institutional investors.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts are bullish on Janus Capital Group as five analysts rate it as a buy and only three analysts rate it as a sell. Analysts like Janus Capital Group better than competitor Cohen & Steers overall. Analysts still rate the stock a hold, but they are a bit more wary about it compared with three months ago.

  • Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $243.8 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 0% from the year-ago quarter.

  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.18 per share. Estimates range from $0.13 to $0.23.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 89.7% granting it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars with 88.1% giving it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced Janus Capital Group, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 78 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Janus Capital Group, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

Janus Capital Group's profit has risen year over year by an average of more than twofold over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.

Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows net margins over the past four quarters.






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