KBR (NYSE: KBR ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict KBR's revenues will decrease -4.9% and EPS will decrease -23.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.90 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.47.
Last quarter, KBR logged revenue of $1.87 billion. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.05 billion.
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 $0.20. GAAP EPS of $0.20 for Q4 were 67% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 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 3.3%, 330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.1%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.6%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.04 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.63.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 551 members out of 581 rating the stock outperform, and 30 members rating it underperform. Among 154 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 147 give KBR a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on KBR is outperform, with an average price target of $40.42.
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