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Bartosiak: Trading Gibraltar's (ROCK) Earnings with Options

On Friday, February 17th, Gibraltar (ROCK) will release its fourth quarter earnings results before the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of A.

Dave will look at Gibraltar's past earnings, take a look at what is currently going on with the company, and give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings announcement.

Furthermore, Dave will uncover some potential options trades for investors looking to make a play on Gibraltar ahead of earnings.

Gibraltar in Focus

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer, processor, and distributor of metals and other engineered materials for the building products, vehicular, and other industrial markets.

Gibraltar is expected to report earnings at $0.25 per share according to the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Last quarter they beat earnings expectations by 10.00%. They reported earnings at $0.55 per share, beating their estimate of $0.50. They have an average earnings surprise of 10.00%.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise | Gibraltar Industries, Inc. Quote

Bottom Line

How should investors play Gibraltar ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in at 1:00pm tomorrow to see David's thoughts.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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