R.R. Donnelley & Sons beat analysts’ expectations on fourth-quarter earnings.
The commercial printing company’s adjusted earnings in the quarter came in at 71 cents a share, well above the 21 cents expected by analysts surveyed by FactSet. Net sales fell -5.6% year-over-year to $1.35 billion, compared to $1.6 billion predicted by analysts.
The company expects net sales in the first quarter to range from $1.1 billion to $1.15 billion, down 5% to 10% excluding acquisitions. Analysts polled by FactSet expect $1.1 billion.
For 2021, R.R. Donnelley projects that net sales would be flat to up low-single digits percent.