PulteGroup (NYSE: PHM ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 25. 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 PulteGroup's revenues will expand 24.0% and EPS will grow 100.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.42 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.
Last quarter, PulteGroup tallied revenue of $1.07 billion. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $927.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.11. GAAP EPS were $0.11 for Q2 against -$0.15 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 16.4%, 590 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.3%, 790 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, 1,000 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.85 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.52.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 596 members out of 1,279 rating the stock outperform, and 683 members rating it underperform. Among 353 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 164 give PulteGroup a green thumbs-up, and 189 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PulteGroup is hold, with an average price target of $10.51.
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