Market Overview

Potlatch Earnings Preview


Potlatch (NASDAQ: PCH) unveils its next round of earnings Monday. Get prepared with Benzinga's ultimate preview for Potlatch's Q4 earnings.

Earnings and Revenue

Potlatch EPS will likely be near 59 cents per share while revenue will be around $173.9 million, according to analysts.

If the company were to match the current consensus estimate when it reports Monday, sales would be have grown 11.7 percent from the same quarter last year.

Here's how the company's EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:


Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate 0.86 0.85 0.2 0.31
EPS Actual 0.94 0.59 0.41 0.35


Q4 EPS Estimate: 59 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $173 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Potlatch were trading at $55.5 as of Jan. 29. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 36.2 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

Analyst estimates have adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The popular rating by analysts on Potlatch stock is a Sell. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past 90 days.


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