Federal-Mogul (Nasdaq: FDML ) is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 24. 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 Federal-Mogul's revenues will wane -1.6% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.74 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.30.
Last quarter, Federal-Mogul booked revenue of $1.60 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.65 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 -$0.42. GAAP EPS were -$0.82 for Q4 compared to -$2.44 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 10.5%, 440 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.4%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -5.0%, 950 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.77 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.44.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 40 members out of 68 rating the stock outperform, and 28 members rating it underperform. Among 20 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 15 give Federal-Mogul 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 Federal-Mogul is hold, with an average price target of $10.50.
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