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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict AGCO's revenues will compress -1.5% and EPS will wane -25.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.24 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.90.
Last quarter, AGCO booked revenue of $2.70 billion. GAAP reported sales were 7.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.52 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 $0.99. GAAP EPS of $1.05 for Q4 were 64% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.91 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 19.5%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.8%, 750 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $10.35 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.34.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 310 members out of 332 rating the stock outperform, and 22 members rating it underperform. Among 69 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 63 give AGCO a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on AGCO is outperform, with an average price target of $54.81.
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