Equities research analysts forecast that SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for SodaStream International’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.73 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.83. SodaStream International posted earnings of $0.71 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 9.9%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st.
On average, analysts expect that SodaStream International will report full-year earnings of $2.96 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.91 to $3.00. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $3.24 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.13 to $3.35. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for SodaStream International.
SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.13. SodaStream International had a net margin of 12.47% and a return on equity of 15.17%. The firm had revenue of $139.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $135.43 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.69 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on SODA shares. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued a “positive” rating and issued a $79.00 target price (up from $58.00) on shares of SodaStream International in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised SodaStream International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine cut SodaStream International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub cut SodaStream International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, UBS AG raised SodaStream International from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $75.33.
Shares of SodaStream International (SODA) traded down $0.24 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $66.16. The company had a trading volume of 91,873 shares, compared to its average volume of 297,296. The company has a market capitalization of $6,020.00, a P/E ratio of 22.85 and a beta of 1.15. SodaStream International has a one year low of $34.96 and a one year high of $69.00.
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A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Cetera Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in SodaStream International during the third quarter worth about $328,000. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of SodaStream International by 79.8% during the 3rd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 2,416 shares of the company’s stock valued at $161,000 after purchasing an additional 1,072 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new position in SodaStream International in the 3rd quarter valued at $300,000. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA grew its stake in SodaStream International by 9.3% in the 3rd quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA now owns 417,155 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,720,000 after buying an additional 35,621 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH boosted its position in shares of SodaStream International by 11.7% during the 3rd quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 10,698 shares of the company’s stock valued at $711,000 after acquiring an additional 1,121 shares in the last quarter. 47.70% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
SodaStream International Company Profile
SodaStream International Ltd. is a sparkling water company. The Company manufactures, distributes and sells home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water into sparkling water and flavored sparkling water. The Company’s segments include The Americas, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA).
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