Brokerages forecast that Trinseo S.A. (NYSE:TSE) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Trinseo’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $1.71 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.98. Trinseo posted earnings of $2.40 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 22.9%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings results on Thursday, August 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Trinseo will report full year earnings of $6.48 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.20 to $6.74. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $7.66 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.10 to $8.20. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Trinseo.

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The basic materials company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.02. Trinseo had a net margin of 4.61% and a return on equity of 30.47%. The company had revenue of $1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.09 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.76 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 9.7% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Trinseo from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 6th. ValuEngine raised shares of Trinseo from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Deutsche Bank decreased their price objective on shares of Trinseo from $58.00 to $55.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Alembic Global Advisors set a $75.00 price objective on shares of Trinseo and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Finally, Citigroup set a $58.00 price objective on shares of Trinseo and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $67.50.

Shares of TSE opened at $41.28 on Friday. Trinseo has a one year low of $39.89 and a one year high of $82.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.70 billion, a PE ratio of 5.69, a PEG ratio of 0.54 and a beta of 2.03. The company has a quick ratio of 2.05, a current ratio of 2.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.61.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th were issued a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.88%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, April 10th. Trinseo’s payout ratio is 22.07%.

In related news, insider Catherine C. Keenan sold 2,082 shares of Trinseo stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.56, for a total transaction of $92,773.92. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 10,079 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $449,120.24. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc bought a new stake in Trinseo in the 1st quarter valued at about $40,000. Pearl River Capital LLC bought a new stake in Trinseo in the 4th quarter valued at about $52,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new stake in Trinseo in the 3rd quarter valued at about $200,000. Ramsey Quantitative Systems bought a new stake in Trinseo in the 4th quarter valued at about $162,000. Finally, First Mercantile Trust Co. boosted its holdings in Trinseo by 11.8% in the 4th quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 3,800 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $174,000 after purchasing an additional 400 shares during the period. 97.49% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Trinseo Company Profile

Trinseo SA, a materials company, manufactures and markets synthetic rubber, latex binders, and plastic products in Europe, the United States, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Latex Binders, Synthetic Rubber, Performance Plastics, Polystyrene, Feedstocks, and Americas Styrenics.

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