Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. 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 Curtiss-Wright's revenues will increase 5.5% and EPS will increase 13.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $592.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.95.
Last quarter, Curtiss-Wright reported revenue of $479.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $509.1 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.24. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q3 were 68% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.74 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 29.7%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.4%, 440 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.09 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.17.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 168 members out of 170 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 67 give Curtiss-Wright a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Curtiss-Wright is outperform, with an average price target of $38.50.
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