Allstate (NYSE: ALL ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 31. 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 Allstate's revenues will grow 4.5% and EPS will grow 593.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $6.72 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.11.
Last quarter, Allstate notched revenue of $6.67 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $8.08 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 $0.87. GAAP EPS were $0.86 for Q2 compared to -$1.19 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 20.5%, 2,140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.5%, 2,010 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.1%, 1,280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $26.70 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.46.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Allstate is outperform, with an average price target of $37.65.
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