PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 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 PACCAR's revenues will contract -19.6% and EPS will shrink -24.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.69 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.69.
Last quarter, PACCAR logged revenue of $3.55 billion. GAAP reported sales were 10% lower than the prior-year quarter's $4.26 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 $0.66. GAAP EPS of $0.66 for Q3 were 14% lower 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 13.6%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.8%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $16.13 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.10.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 626 members out of 676 rating the stock outperform, and 50 members rating it underperform. Among 239 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 225 give PACCAR a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PACCAR is outperform, with an average price target of $47.37.
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