Wall Street brokerages expect Camping World Holdings Inc (NYSE:CWH) to post $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Camping World’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.67 and the highest is $0.91. Camping World posted earnings per share of $0.96 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 14.6%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th.

On average, analysts expect that Camping World will report full-year earnings of $1.69 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.40 to $1.91. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $2.04 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.90 to $2.29. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Camping World.

Camping World (NYSE:CWH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 7th. The company reported ($0.34) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by ($0.38). The business had revenue of $982.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $973.80 million. Camping World had a positive return on equity of 85.77% and a negative net margin of 0.16%.

Several research firms recently issued reports on CWH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Camping World from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 7th. Jefferies Financial Group began coverage on Camping World in a report on Thursday, March 28th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. Bank of America cut Camping World from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $15.00 to $13.00 in a report on Thursday, May 9th. Robert W. Baird reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Camping World in a report on Tuesday, March 19th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group cut Camping World from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $28.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday, March 19th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.86.

Shares of CWH stock traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $12.31. 344,138 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,105,472. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 264.05, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a current ratio of 1.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $998.53 million, a PE ratio of 10.99, a PEG ratio of 0.62 and a beta of 2.70. Camping World has a 52 week low of $10.82 and a 52 week high of $27.17.

In other Camping World news, CEO Marcus Lemonis purchased 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $11.24 per share, with a total value of $1,124,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Abrams Capital Management, L.P purchased 525,723 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 13th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $11.98 per share, for a total transaction of $6,298,161.54. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 1,724,817 shares of company stock worth $21,400,091. Company insiders own 49.40% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CWH. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Camping World during the first quarter worth about $4,528,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of Camping World by 129.0% during the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 431,472 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,949,000 after purchasing an additional 243,064 shares during the period. Cambiar Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Camping World during the first quarter worth about $3,101,000. River Road Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Camping World during the first quarter worth about $2,783,000. Finally, Strs Ohio raised its position in shares of Camping World by 26.9% during the fourth quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 850,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,749,000 after purchasing an additional 180,000 shares during the period. 41.64% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Camping World

Camping World Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an outdoor and camping retailer. The company operates through three segments: Consumer Services and Plans, Dealership, and Retail. It provides a portfolio of services, protection plans, products, and resources for recreational vehicle (RV) owners and camping enthusiasts.

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