Warner Chilcott (Nasdaq: WCRX ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 24. 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 Warner Chilcott's revenues will contract -6.4% and EPS will wither -18.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $597.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.84.
Last quarter, Warner Chilcott reported revenue of $593.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $685.0 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 $0.92. GAAP EPS of $0.45 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 88.2%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 35.2%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.1%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.33.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 174 members out of 203 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 64 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Warner Chilcott a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Warner Chilcott is outperform, with an average price target of $18.40.
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