The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Newell Rubbermaid's revenue will decrease 3.2% and EPS will wane 2.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.52 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.45.
Last quarter, Newell Rubbermaid logged revenue of $1.33 billion. GAAP reported sales were 4.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.27 billion.
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 $0.33. GAAP EPS of $0.27 for Q1 were 3.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.26 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 38.3%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.0%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.0%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.95 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.67.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 311 members out of 339 rating the stock outperform, and 28 members rating it underperform. Among 114 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 109 give Newell Rubbermaid a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Newell Rubbermaid is outperform, with an average price target of $21.71.
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