John Bean Technologies (NYSE: JBT ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 7. 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 John Bean Technologies's revenues will increase 5.1% and EPS will increase 35.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $215.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.19.
Last quarter, John Bean Technologies reported revenue of $292.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $271.5 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 $0.65. GAAP EPS of $0.63 for Q4 were 163% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.24 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 25.4%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.5%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.3%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $971.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.46.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 102 members out of 104 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among 36 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give John Bean Technologies a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on John Bean Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $20.00.
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