The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q4), Modine Manufacturing met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped. Non-GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly. GAAP earnings per share shrank to a loss.
Margins contracted across the board.
Modine Manufacturing recorded revenue of $359.6 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $356.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 7.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $388.7 million.
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 $0.18. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.16 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.18 for Q4 were 47% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.34 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q4 versus $0.34 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 15.6%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.6%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.6%, 470 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $340.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.43 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.56.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 75 members out of 91 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give Modine Manufacturing a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Modine Manufacturing is hold, with an average price target of $8.50.
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