Pall (NYSE: PLL ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Feb. 27. 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 Pall's revenues will drop -9.1% and EPS will decrease -11.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $634.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Pall notched revenue of $627.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $651.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.68. GAAP EPS of $2.93 for Q1 were 397% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 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 52.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.3%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 54.1%, 4,340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.67 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.05.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 131 members out of 154 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 48 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 40 give Pall a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pall is hold, with an average price target of $62.55.
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