Potlatch (NASDAQ:PCH) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Monday, January 29th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.55 per share for the quarter.

Potlatch (NASDAQ:PCH) last posted its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.06. Potlatch had a net margin of 13.54% and a return on equity of 54.42%. The business had revenue of $190.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $187.29 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.68 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Potlatch to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Potlatch (NASDAQ PCH) opened at $51.95 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.92, a current ratio of 2.17 and a quick ratio of 1.72. Potlatch has a 1 year low of $39.05 and a 1 year high of $56.35. The company has a market cap of $2,109.74, a P/E ratio of 23.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.82 and a beta of 1.44.

In other news, VP William R. Dereu sold 4,720 shares of Potlatch stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.50, for a total transaction of $247,800.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 26,142 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,372,455. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 1.52% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on PCH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Potlatch from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. BidaskClub raised shares of Potlatch from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Potlatch in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of Potlatch from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $54.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.67.

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Potlatch Company Profile

Potlatch Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT), which is primarily engaged in activities associated with timberland management, including the sale of timber, management of timberlands, and purchase and sale of timberlands. The Company is also engaged in the manufacture and sale of wood products.

Earnings History for Potlatch (NASDAQ:PCH)

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