The company is expected to report earnings of $0.88/share on revenue of $439.4 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.88/share is based on a poll of 8 analysts and represents a growth of 3.9% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.85/share. The revenue forecast of $439.4 million based on a poll of 5 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 0.8%. Last year the company reported $436 million in revenue for the quarter.
|Metric||Expected||Prior Year||YoY Change|
Eaton Vance primarily derives revenue from management fees. As of July 31, 2019, the company had $483 billion in assets under management.
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Earnings Call Trends
Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 5 out of the last 8 tracked quarters, missed 1 quarter, and met expectations 2 quarters.
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One question we always consider here at the Bankers’ Tribune is how important are earnings reports to Eaton Vance’s stock price performance? It’s more important for some companies than for others.
In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report. After the last earnings report for the period ending July 31, 2019, the stock price reacted by increasing by 5.0%.
|Report Date||Price Day Prior||Price Next Day||Change %||Result|
Fundamentals And Technical Analysis
Eaton Vance is currently trading at $48.68/share, up 1.2% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 100.0% of its 52-week high of $47.29/share. The company’s stock price is up 17.7% since the last earnings report and up 0.9% over the previous week. The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 71.31 suggests the company is trading in technically overbought territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.
The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.5x and a forward P/E multiple of 13.5x. Eaton Vance’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 4.6x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:
|Last Fiscal Period||FY2019.Q3|
|Period End Date||July 31, 2019|
|Stock Price (Current)||$48.68|
|P/E Ratio (Fwd)||13.5x|
|Total Debt to Capital (%)||10.0%|
|Levered Free Cash Flow||$239.2 million|
|Enterprise Value / EBITDA||9.8x|
Company Profile: Eaton Vance Corp.
Eaton Vance Corp. is a mid-cap stock with a market capitalization of $5.225 billion and a total enterprise value of $5.416 billion. The company operates in the Financials sector and Capital Markets industry.