Thermo Fisher Scientific
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Thermo Fisher Scientific's revenues will grow 2.4% and EPS will expand 10.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.17 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.29.
Last quarter, Thermo Fisher Scientific notched revenue of $3.26 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.09 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 $1.36. GAAP EPS of $1.04 for Q4 were 37% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.76 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 42.9%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.4%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.5%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $12.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.40.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 554 members out of 575 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 165 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 162 give Thermo Fisher Scientific a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Thermo Fisher Scientific is buy, with an average price target of $68.29.
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