Rogers Earnings Preview

Watch Rogers' (NYS: ROG) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the fourth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, February 16. Rogers manufactures specialty materials sold to targeted markets around the world.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Rogers, with four of six rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts' rating of Rogers has stayed constant from three months prior.

  • Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $127.3 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 30.8% from the year-ago quarter.

  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.27 per share. Estimates range from $0.25 to $0.29.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are strongly supporting the stock, with 89.1% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars, with 92.1% assigning it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Rogers, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 45 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Rogers, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

Rogers' profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 48.8% over the past five quarters. The company's gross margin shrank by 2.5 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 45.7% while cost of sales rose 51.5% to $97.7 million from a year earlier.

Now let's get some insight into how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. Rogers has experienced a boost in operating margins year-over-year for the last four quarters. Operating margins reflect the total sales revenue that the company retains after costs. See how Rogers has been doing for the last four quarters:






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