Hertz Global Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Hertz Global Holdings met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins grew, and net margins increased.
Hertz Global Holdings recorded revenue of $2.23 billion. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $2.24 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 7.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.07 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 $0.35. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.32 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q2 were 75% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 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 24.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.7%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.2%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $2.59 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.61.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $8.94 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.34.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 182 members rating the stock outperform and 79 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 50 give Hertz Global Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hertz Global Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $20.00.
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