Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Feb. 15. 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 Campbell Soup's revenues will grow 9.8% and EPS will grow 3.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.32 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.66.
Last quarter, Campbell Soup notched revenue of $2.34 billion. GAAP reported sales were 8.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.16 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 $0.88. GAAP EPS of $0.78 for Q1 were 4.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.82 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 37.9%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.1%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.5%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.51 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.54.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 496 members out of 555 rating the stock outperform, and 59 members rating it underperform. Among 185 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 175 give Campbell Soup a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Campbell Soup is hold, with an average price target of $34.93.
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