KBR (NYSE: KBR ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict KBR's revenues will decrease 0.0% and EPS will decrease -96.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.10 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.
Last quarter, KBR booked revenue of $1.99 billion. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.36 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 $0.65. GAAP EPS were -$0.55 for Q3 versus $1.22 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 9.3%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.5%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.2%, 1,200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.15 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.02.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 555 members out of 585 rating the stock outperform, and 30 members rating it underperform. Among 180 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 173 give KBR a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on KBR is outperform, with an average price target of $41.79.
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