The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), PACCAR missed slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped significantly. GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
PACCAR logged revenue of $3.63 billion. The 15 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for a top line of $3.70 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 18% lower than the prior-year quarter's $4.78 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.67. The 19 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.69 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.67 for Q1 were 26% 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.
For the quarter, gross margin was 13.3%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.5%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.0%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $3.96 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.77.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $16.19 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.19.
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 219 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 205 give PACCAR a green thumbs-up, and 14 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 $49.95.
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