Tenneco (NYSE: TEN ) 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 Tenneco's revenues will wane -0.1% and EPS will expand 26.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.78 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Tenneco recorded revenue of $1.78 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.77 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 $0.85. GAAP EPS of $2.05 for Q3 were 318% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 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 16.2%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.7%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.0%, 530 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.33.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 124 members out of 198 rating the stock outperform, and 74 members rating it underperform. Among 73 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 50 give Tenneco a green thumbs-up, and 23 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tenneco is outperform, with an average price target of $40.64.
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