Donaldson (NYSE: DCI ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Feb. 25. 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 Donaldson's revenues will grow 4.2% and EPS will expand 8.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $605.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Donaldson reported revenue of $588.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $608.3 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 $0.36. GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q1 were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 33.7%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.5%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.2%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.55 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.76.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Donaldson is hold, with an average price target of $36.17.
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