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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Esterline Technologies's revenues will expand 0.1% and EPS will contract -5.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $505.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.22.
Last quarter, Esterline Technologies notched revenue of $458.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $470.9 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 $0.69. GAAP EPS of $0.80 for Q1 were 9.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.73 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 35.0%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.07 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.56.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 144 members out of 151 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 50 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 49 give Esterline Technologies a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Esterline Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $72.50.
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