EnerSys (NYSE: ENS ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Feb. 6. 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 EnerSys's revenues will contract -5.5% and EPS will drop -2.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $542.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.78.
Last quarter, EnerSys recorded revenue of $554.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $547.1 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 $0.92. GAAP EPS of $0.90 for Q2 were 58% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.57 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 25.0%, 410 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.6%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.9%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.26 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.47.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 390 members out of 404 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 81 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 78 give EnerSys a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EnerSys is outperform, with an average price target of $44.00.
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