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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict B/E Aerospace's revenues will increase 7.9% and EPS will expand 19.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $806.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.80.
Last quarter, B/E Aerospace chalked up revenue of $803.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $654.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.73. GAAP EPS of $0.73 for Q4 were 28% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.57 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 37.2%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.7%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.4%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.46.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 575 members out of 596 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 141 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 136 give B/E Aerospace 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 B/E Aerospace is outperform, with an average price target of $54.25.
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