AGCO (NYSE: AGCO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 5. 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 AGCO's revenues will expand 3.4% and EPS will wane -31.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.60 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.98.
Last quarter, AGCO reported revenue of $2.30 billion. GAAP reported sales were 9.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.10 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 $0.96. GAAP EPS of $0.96 for Q3 were 10% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.87 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 21.4%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.1%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.1%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $9.86 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.22.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on AGCO is outperform, with an average price target of $54.94.
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