B/E Aerospace (Nasdaq: BEAV ) reported earnings on April 22. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), B/E Aerospace beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. Non-GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins were steady, operating margins grew, net margins grew.
B/E Aerospace booked revenue of $842.2 million. The 17 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $807.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $747.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.90. The 15 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.80 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.90 for Q1 were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.67 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.87 for Q1 were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.67 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 37.9%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.2%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.7%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $832.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.84.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $3.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.46.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 574 members out of 595 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 144 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 139 give B/E Aerospace a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on B/E Aerospace is outperform, with an average price target of $60.76.
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