Snap-on (NYSE: SNA ) 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 Snap-on's revenues will grow 3.9% and EPS will increase 12.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $766.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.46.
Last quarter, Snap-on booked revenue of $741.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $773.2 million.
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 $1.40. GAAP EPS of $1.40 for Q1 were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.21 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 49.6%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.0%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.5%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.05 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.69.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 197 members out of 214 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 77 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 74 give Snap-on a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Snap-on is outperform, with an average price target of $85.75.
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