Cummins (NYSE: CMI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 1. 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 Cummins's revenues will decrease -18.2% and EPS will wither -31.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $4.03 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.76.
Last quarter, Cummins notched revenue of $4.12 billion. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $4.63 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 $1.78. GAAP EPS of $1.86 for Q3 were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.35 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 25.3%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.5%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $17.08 billion. The average EPS estimate is $8.43.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cummins is outperform, with an average price target of $107.07.
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