Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Jan. 23. 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 Briggs & Stratton's revenues will wane -1.3% and EPS will wane -80.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $442.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Last quarter, Briggs & Stratton logged revenue of $309.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $397.3 million.
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 -$0.28. GAAP EPS were -$0.35 for Q1 compared to -$0.11 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 15.9%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -5.4%, 500 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -5.3%, 400 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.01 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.38.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 94 members out of 123 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 44 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 32 give Briggs & Stratton a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Briggs & Stratton is outperform, with an average price target of $20.00.
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