Earnings Preview: Monster Worldwide

| About: Monster Worldwide, (MWW)

Monster Worldwide (NYSE:MWW) is expected to report Q4 earnings after market close Thursday, January 29, with a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET.


Analysts are looking for EPS of 27c on revenue of $311.59M. The consensus range is 21c-33c for EPS, and $279.1M-$331.4M for revenue, according to First Call. The company's stock had fallen -13.73% since it reported Q3 results on October 30. The share price had dropped to $10.74 from $12.45, with a low price of $9.02 for the three months.

Analyst Views

Monster was downgraded to Accumulate from Buy at ThinkPanmure. The firm downgraded the company citing weakening fundamentals. The firm also lowered its price target to $15 from $33. On November 6, the Monster Employment Index reported a decline in October to 150 from 160 in September. Given the continuing economic slowdown and uneasiness in the employment sector investors should look closely at Monster's results and outlook.