The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Jan. 31 (Q1), Navistar International beat slightly on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue improved, and GAAP loss per share improved.
Margins dropped across the board.
Navistar International booked revenue of $3.05 billion. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $3.02 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.74 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at -$2.08. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.28 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS were -$2.19 for Q1 compared to -$0.08 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 11.6%, 710 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -4.8%, 720 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -5%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $3.75 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.37.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $15.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.29.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 171 members rating the stock outperform and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 52 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 46 give Navistar International a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Navistar International is outperform, with an average price target of $56.27.
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