The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Walt Disney's revenues will increase 8.9% and EPS will grow 31.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $10.49 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.
Last quarter, Walt Disney reported revenue of $11.34 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $10.78 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 $0.79. GAAP EPS of $0.77 for Q1 were 3.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.80 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 18.4%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.4%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.2%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $45.15 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.45.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 5,425 members out of 5,773 rating the stock outperform, and 348 members rating it underperform. Among 1,626 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,582 give Walt Disney a green thumbs-up, and 44 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Walt Disney is outperform, with an average price target of $54.67.
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