Outerwall Inc (OUTR) Issues FY14 Earnings Guidance
Outerwall Inc (NASDAQ:OUTR) updated its FY14 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.68-7.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.09, AR Network reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.378-2.488 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.41 billion.Outerwall also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.24-1.44 EPS.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on OUTR shares. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of Outerwall from $63.50 to $64.00 in a research note on Friday, March 14th. On a related note, analysts at B. Riley raised their EPS on shares of Outerwall in a research note on Tuesday, March 11th. They now have a reduce rating on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Outerwall from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 11th. They now have a $73.60 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Outerwall currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $69.93.
Shares of Outerwall Inc (NASDAQ:OUTR) traded down 2.86% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $67.37. 1,068,389 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Outerwall Inc has a 52 week low of $46.25 and a 52 week high of $74.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $68. and its 200-day moving average is $67.54. The company has a market cap of $1.722 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.26.
Outerwall (NASDAQ:OUTR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $600.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $586.65 million. Outerwall’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Outerwall Inc will post $6.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Outerwall Inc, formerly Coinstar, Inc, is a provider of automated retail solutions, which offers convenient products and services.
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