Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Nov. 8. 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 Walt Disney's revenues will grow 4.6% and EPS will grow 15.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $10.90 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.68.
Last quarter, Walt Disney chalked up revenue of $11.09 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $10.68 billion.
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 $1.01. GAAP EPS of $1.01 for Q3 were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.77 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 26.7%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 26.7%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.5%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $42.45 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.08.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 5,109 members out of 5,449 rating the stock outperform, and 340 members rating it underperform. Among 1,488 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,434 give Walt Disney a green thumbs-up, and 54 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Walt Disney is outperform, with an average price target of $49.44.