The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict DENTSPLY International's revenues will grow 2.4% and EPS will grow 9.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $733.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.57.
Last quarter, DENTSPLY International booked revenue of $753.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $738.0 million.
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 $0.56. GAAP EPS of $0.88 for Q4 were 214% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.28 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 52.0%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 660 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.8%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.05 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.43.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 206 members out of 220 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 72 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 69 give DENTSPLY International 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 DENTSPLY International is outperform, with an average price target of $40.72.
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