Commercial Vehicle Group
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Commercial Vehicle Group beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly, and GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Margins improved across the board.
Commercial Vehicle Group notched revenue of $225.8 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated sales of $219.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 43% higher than the prior-year quarter's $158.1 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.36. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.25 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q4 were 157% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 14.8%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.2%, 370 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.5%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $230.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.27.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $932.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.25.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 59 members rating the stock outperform and 41 members rating it underperform. Among 37 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give Commercial Vehicle Group 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 Commercial Vehicle Group is outperform, with an average price target of $16.
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