Graco (NYSE: GGG ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 28. 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 Graco's revenues will increase 17.2% and EPS will grow 20.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $252.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.60.
Last quarter, Graco notched revenue of $256.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $227.3 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 $0.65. GAAP EPS of $0.60 were the same as 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 54.6%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.0%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.5%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.01 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.50.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Graco is hold, with an average price target of $51.67.
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