VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. The medical research company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.04, Bloomberg Earnings reports. VWR Corporation had a return on equity of 15.54% and a net margin of 3.12%. The company had revenue of $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.42 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis.
Shares of VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) traded up 0.03% on Friday, reaching $32.96. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,634,521 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $33.00 and a 200 day moving average of $30.47. VWR Corporation has a 52-week low of $24.42 and a 52-week high of $37.25. The company has a market cap of $4.35 billion, a PE ratio of 30.52 and a beta of 1.19.
VWR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. William Blair cut VWR Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut VWR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, BidaskClub cut VWR Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $30.50.
About VWR Corporation
VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.
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