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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Meritor's revenues will contract -19.0% and EPS will compress -66.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $939.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.04.
Last quarter, Meritor booked revenue of $986.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.22 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 $0.32. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q4 were 84% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.32 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 11.5%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.2%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.5%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.02 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.45.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 144 members out of 192 rating the stock outperform, and 48 members rating it underperform. Among 60 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Meritor a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Meritor is outperform, with an average price target of $6.56.
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