ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 19. 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 ManpowerGroup's revenues will compress -6.6% and EPS will wane -8.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $4.76 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Last quarter, ManpowerGroup booked revenue of $5.20 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $5.48 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 $0.91. GAAP EPS of $0.68 for Q4 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.78 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 16.9%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.5%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $20.46 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.07.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ManpowerGroup is outperform, with an average price target of $47.07.
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