Autoliv (NYSE: ALV ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 20. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Autoliv's revenue will expand 2.4% and EPS will compress 9.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.11 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.40.
Last quarter, Autoliv booked revenue of $2.18 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.11 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.56. GAAP EPS of $1.07 for Q1 were 45% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.93 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 20.2%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.2%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.6%, 400 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.53 billion. The average EPS estimate is $6.32.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 362 members out of 378 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 126 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 124 give Autoliv a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Autoliv is outperform, with an average price target of $75.52.
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