Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE: SPR ) reported earnings on Aug. 2. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 28 (Q2), Spirit AeroSystems Holdings beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank and GAAP earnings per share expanded.
Margins grew across the board.
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings logged revenue of $1.34 billion. The 15 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $1.32 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.47 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.52. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.49 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q2 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.21 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 13.7%, 600 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.2%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.6%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.36 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.57.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $5.37 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.14.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 298 members out of 315 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 79 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 76 give Spirit AeroSystems Holdings a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Spirit AeroSystems Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $28.61.