Flowserve (NYSE: FLS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. 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 Flowserve's revenues will grow 4.5% and EPS will grow 25.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.32 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $2.83.
Last quarter, Flowserve logged revenue of $1.17 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.12 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 $2.07. GAAP EPS of $2.07 for Q3 were 7.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.92 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 33.4%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.9%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.75 billion. The average EPS estimate is $8.54.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 826 members out of 845 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 197 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 196 give Flowserve 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 Flowserve is outperform, with an average price target of $148.27.
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