The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict DuPont's revenues will compress -8.6% and EPS will wane -14.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $10.06 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.27.
Last quarter, DuPont recorded revenue of $10.41 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $10.25 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 $1.56. GAAP EPS of $3.57 for Q1 were 126% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.58 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 32.0%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.6%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 32.0%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $36.04 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.81.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,693 members out of 1,800 rating the stock outperform, and 107 members rating it underperform. Among 476 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 462 give DuPont a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on DuPont is hold, with an average price target of $51.80.
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