Genuine Parts (NYSE: GPC ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 18. 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 Genuine Parts's revenues will increase 10.4% and EPS will increase 12.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.68 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.21.
Last quarter, Genuine Parts recorded revenue of $3.20 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.18 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 $0.93. GAAP EPS of $0.93 were the same as 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 28.8%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.0%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.5%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $14.26 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.50.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 345 members out of 366 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 131 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 127 give Genuine Parts a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Genuine Parts is hold, with an average price target of $75.11.
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