Heather Williams
Long-term horizon

Culp Worth A Look Before And After Earnings

Culp, Inc. (NYSE:CFI) is scheduled to report FY2015 Q1 earnings on Thursday after market close, with an earnings call scheduled for Friday at 11 am. CFI, trading at a trailing P/E less than 13 with a dividend yield of about 1%, is worth a look considering two of its largest customers have already reported improved sales, positive recent industry data has been released, and it has refined its capital allocation strategy.

CFI's Industries

CFI, which derives most of its revenue from the US, has two primary segments, bedding and upholstery. In the bedding segment, it designs, manufactures and markets mattress fabrics to mattress manufacturers. In the upholstery segment, CFI designs, markets and to a limited extent manufactures various...

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