Analysts at Lehman Brothers maintain their "equal weight" rating on IKON Office Solutions (IKN.NYS), while reducing their estimates for the company.
In A research note published this morning, the analysts mention that the company's 4Q04 earnings are expected to be negatively impacted by a lower contribution from Post sales. IKON Office Solutions' Post sales for the quarter are expected to be flat or moderately lower on a y/y basis, the analysts add. The company's equipment sales are expected to decline 1% y/y, Lehman Brothers adds. The EPS estimate for 4Q04 has been reduced from $0.17 to $0.15.