Illinois Tool Works
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Illinois Tool Works's revenues will drop -7.6% and EPS will compress -0.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $4.30 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.10.
Last quarter, Illinois Tool Works logged revenue of $4.01 billion. GAAP reported sales were 8.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $4.36 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 $0.96. GAAP EPS of $0.78 for Q1 were 22% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.00 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 37.6%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.5%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.8%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $16.75 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.24.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 761 members out of 788 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 252 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 249 give Illinois Tool Works 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 Illinois Tool Works is outperform, with an average price target of $68.00.
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