Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

In the case of Owens & Minor, Inc., looking at the history chart for OMI below can help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue, and in turn whether it is a reasonable expectation to expect a 3% annual yield. (NYSE:OMI) reported its previous quarter on 11/01/2016 where it reported the Actual Earnings of $0.51.

12/07/2015 - Owens & Minor, Inc. had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. (NYSE:GIMO) is projected at -68.2 percent in the Current Quarter and -36.7 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts.

EPS growth for this year is 10.90% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 8.73%. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 3.80. (NYSE:GIMO) for the current quarter. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The High end of the Estimate is $70.4 Million, while the Low end of the Estimate is $68 Million. The company has a total of 61.44 Million shares outstanding. They now have a Dollars 32 price target on the stock.

10/29/2015 - Owens & Minor, Inc. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Leerink Swann. The 52-week low of the share price is $30.43. (NYSE:OMI) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 1.09% or 0.38 points. This appreciation has taken its price 18.60% above the 52-week low. The Stock Closing Price on the 7th day of earnings was $35.29. The stock hit its 52-Week High on Nov 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 17, 2016. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.33, for a total transaction of $257,475.00. This ratio also gives some idea of whether you're paying too much for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately. Thus showing a Surprise of 6.4 percent. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.54 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 43.36. Bank of America Corporation cut Owens & Minor from a neutral rating to an underperform rating and set a $32.00 price target on the stock.in a research note on Monday, November 7th. (NYSE:OMI) stock have an ABR of 3.83. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell). Owens & Minor now has a consensus rating of "Sell" and a consensus price target of $33.33. On average, equities research analysts predict that Owens & Minor, Inc. will post $2.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The gap between the estimate and actual was $0.02 which created a surprise factor of 4%. The reported EPS for the same quarter past year was $0.56. The mean PT for this stock is at $34.10 while the max. level suggested by the brokerage firms is $56.00 and min. PT is $20.00. The TTM operating margin is 2 percent.

The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 10.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.4% with Gross margin of 12.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 2% and 1.1% respectively. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $1.84.

When a company releases earnings information, the results have the possibility of causing short-term stock movements whether the company misses or beats projections. In addition to a diverse product offering, Owens & Minor offers innovative services in supply chain management, logistics and technology, helping customers control healthcare costs and improve inventory management.

Owens & Minor Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.11%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.29 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.6%.