Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on May 6. 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 Tyson Foods's revenues will grow 4.0% and EPS will increase 2.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $8.60 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.45.
Last quarter, Tyson Foods tallied revenue of $8.40 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $8.33 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 $0.48. GAAP EPS of $0.48 for Q1 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.42 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 6.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.6%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.1%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $34.58 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.09.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 287 members out of 359 rating the stock outperform, and 72 members rating it underperform. Among 93 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 83 give Tyson Foods a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tyson Foods is outperform, with an average price target of $20.73.
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