$2.30 EPS Expected for Cimpress NV (CMPR) This Quarter

Equities analysts predict that Cimpress NV (NASDAQ:CMPR) will announce earnings per share of $2.30 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Cimpress’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $2.32 and the lowest estimate coming in at $2.28. Cimpress posted earnings per share of $0.93 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 147.3%. The business is expected to announce its next earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Cimpress will report full year earnings of $3.07 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.52 to $3.48. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $4.20 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.52 to $4.87. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Cimpress.

Cimpress (NASDAQ:CMPR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.22) by ($0.25). The firm had revenue of $588.98 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $615.35 million. Cimpress had a net margin of 0.22% and a return on equity of 19.98%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.72 earnings per share.

A number of research firms have weighed in on CMPR. BidaskClub lowered shares of Cimpress from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday. Barrington Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 price objective on shares of Cimpress in a research note on Tuesday, August 14th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Cimpress from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cimpress from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $134.67.

NASDAQ:CMPR opened at $111.80 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $3.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 131.53, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.31, a current ratio of 0.55 and a quick ratio of 0.39. Cimpress has a fifty-two week low of $109.00 and a fifty-two week high of $171.76.

In related news, EVP Cornelis David Arends purchased 400 shares of Cimpress stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $114.41 per share, for a total transaction of $45,764.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director John J. Gavin, Jr. sold 9,548 shares of Cimpress stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.61, for a total transaction of $1,084,748.28. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 9,548 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,084,748.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders bought 800 shares of company stock valued at $91,134 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 18.40% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Raymond James & Associates grew its stake in shares of Cimpress by 8.1% in the second quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 5,174 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $750,000 after acquiring an additional 388 shares during the period. First Republic Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Cimpress by 20.6% in the second quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 3,409 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $494,000 after buying an additional 582 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Cimpress by 5.4% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 12,947 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,769,000 after buying an additional 659 shares during the last quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Cimpress by 3.8% in the second quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC now owns 18,432 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,672,000 after buying an additional 672 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its holdings in shares of Cimpress by 320.9% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 888 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 677 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.62% of the company’s stock.

About Cimpress

Cimpress N.V. provides various mass customization services in the United States, Germany, and internationally. The company delivers various volumes of individually small-sized customized orders for a range of print, signage, photo merchandise, invitation and announcement, packaging, apparel, and other categories primarily through the Internet.

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