FutureFuel Corp. to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.17 Per Share, Roth Capital Forecasts (FF)
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) – Stock analysts at Roth Capital issued their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for FutureFuel Corp. in a research note issued on Thursday. Roth Capital analyst C. Irwin forecasts that the brokerage will earn $0.17 per share for the quarter. Roth Capital also issued estimates for FutureFuel Corp.’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.20 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.23 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.21 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $0.80 EPS.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of FutureFuel Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 10th.
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) opened at 12.47 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $545.20 million, a PE ratio of 8.10 and a beta of 1.40. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $11.37 and a 200 day moving average of $11.25. FutureFuel Corp. has a 12-month low of $9.77 and a 12-month high of $15.13.
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 9th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.05. The company earned $69.31 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $86 million. FutureFuel Corp. had a net margin of 30.92% and a return on equity of 16.41%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 35.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.11 earnings per share.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in FutureFuel Corp. during the third quarter valued at about $112,000. Krilogy Financial LLC raised its position in FutureFuel Corp. by 0.5% in the second quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 10,117 shares of the company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 53 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new position in FutureFuel Corp. during the second quarter valued at about $112,000. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its position in FutureFuel Corp. by 5.0% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 10,940 shares of the company’s stock valued at $119,000 after buying an additional 520 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stevens Capital Management LP purchased a new position in FutureFuel Corp. during the second quarter valued at about $119,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 38.49% of the company’s stock.
FutureFuel Corp. Company Profile
FutureFuel Corp. is engaged in the chemical and biofuels business. The FutureFuel Chemical Company, a subsidiary of Company, manufactures chemical products and bio-based products comprising biofuels and bio-based specialty chemical products. The Company operates in two segments: chemicals and biofuels.
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