CST Brands (CST) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Misses Estimates By $0.05 EPS
CST Brands (NYSE:CST) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.05, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The company had revenue of $3.00 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.07 billion.
CST has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of CST Brands from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 25th. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $39.00. On a related note, analysts at R. F. Lafferty downgraded shares of CST Brands from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, March 7th. Finally, analysts at Mizuho cut their price target on shares of CST Brands from $36.00 to $34.00 in a research note on Friday, March 7th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. CST Brands presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.25.
CST Brands (NYSE:CST) opened at 33.28 on Tuesday. CST Brands has a 52-week low of $28.91 and a 52-week high of $36.92. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $31.32 and its 200-day moving average is $32.32. The company has a market cap of $2.516 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.80.
CST Brands, Inc is a retailer of transportation fuels and convenience goods in North America. As of April 30, 2013, the Company operated 1,032 Corner Stores throughout the United States, including Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona and California.
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