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Cameron International, in the Spotlight Soon

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:45PM

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Checking expectations

Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 25. 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 Cameron International's revenues will expand 20.7% and EPS will grow 37.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $2.18 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.74.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Cameron International logged revenue of $2.43 billion. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.03 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 $0.95. GAAP EPS of $0.87 for Q4 were 118% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.40 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 28.8%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.0%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.0%, 410 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $9.61 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.88.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cameron International is outperform, with an average price target of $66.50.

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