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Vista Outdoor Q4 Earnings Preview

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On Tuesday, Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) will release its latest earnings report. Decipher the announcement with Benzinga's help.

Earnings and Revenue

Sell-side analysts expect Vista Outdoor's EPS to be near 52 cents on sales of $519.53 million.

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In the same quarter last year, Vista Outdoor posted EPS of 21 cents on sales of $578.75 million. If the company were to post earnings inline with the consensus estimate, EPS would be up 147.62 percent. Revenue would be down 10.23 percent from the same quarter last year. Here's how the Vista Outdoor's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

 

Quarter Q3 2018 Q2 2018 Q1 2018 Q4 2017
EPS Estimate 0.06 0.27 0.12 0.17
EPS Actual 0.13 0.34 0.24 0.21

 

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 16.68 percent. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are probably upset going into this earnings release. Analyst estimates are adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The popular rating by analysts on Vista Outdoor is a Neutral. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past 90 days.

Conference Call

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Vista Outdoor's Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and can be accessed here: http://investors.vistaoutdoor.com/event/

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