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Compared to Estimates, Huntsman (HUN) Q4 Earnings: A Look at Key Metrics
Huntsman (HUN - Free Report) reported $1.65 billion in revenue for the quarter ended December 2022, representing a year-over-year decline of 28.5%. EPS of $0.04 for the same period compares to $0.95 a year ago.
The reported revenue represents a surprise of +5.98% over the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.56 billion. With the consensus EPS estimate being $0.11, the EPS surprise was -63.64%.
While investors scrutinize revenue and earnings changes year-over-year and how they compare with Wall Street expectations to determine their next move, some key metrics always offer a more accurate picture of a company's financial health.
As these metrics influence top- and bottom-line performance, comparing them to the year-ago numbers and what analysts estimated helps investors project a stock's price performance more accurately.
Here is how Huntsman performed in the just reported quarter in terms of the metrics most widely monitored and projected by Wall Street analysts:
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Shares of Huntsman have returned -4.3% over the past month versus the Zacks S&P 500 composite's +2.9% change. The stock currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), indicating that it could perform in line with the broader market in the near term.