J. M. Smucker (NYSE: SJM ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Nov. 16. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict J. M. Smucker's revenues will increase 7.3% and EPS will expand 12.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.63 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.45.
Last quarter, J. M. Smucker chalked up revenue of $1.37 billion. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.19 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 $1.17. GAAP EPS of $1.00 for Q1 were 2.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.98 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 34.6%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.9%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.1%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.95 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.16.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 462 members out of 486 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 169 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 160 give J. M. Smucker a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on J. M. Smucker is outperform, with an average price target of $82.38.
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