Hologic HOLX is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2023-02-01. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.
Analysts estimate that Hologic will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.82.
Hologic bulls will hope to hear the company announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.
New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).
Historical Earnings Performance
Last quarter the company beat EPS by $0.19, which was followed by a 9.34% increase in the share price the next day.
Here's a look at Hologic's past performance and the resulting price change:
|Quarter||Q4 2022||Q3 2022||Q2 2022||Q1 2022|
|Price Change %||9.34%||-0.23%||0.79%||1.66%|
Shares of Hologic were trading at $82.15 as of January 30. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 12.25%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are likely bullish going into this earnings release.
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