PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 23. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict PACCAR's revenues will wane -17.6% and EPS will wane -24.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $3.72 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.69.

Revenue details
Last quarter, PACCAR notched revenue of $3.70 billion. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $4.85 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.69. GAAP EPS of $0.71 for Q4 were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.91 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 13.3%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.8%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.3%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $16.15 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.20.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 622 members out of 672 rating the stock outperform, and 50 members rating it underperform. Among 220 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 207 give PACCAR a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PACCAR is outperform, with an average price target of $47.21.

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