The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Ford's revenues will expand 12.5% and EPS will grow 23.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $35.23 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.37.
Last quarter, Ford booked revenue of $33.90 billion. GAAP reported sales were 10% higher than the prior-year quarter's $32.45 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 $0.41. GAAP EPS of $0.40 for Q1 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.35 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 14.4%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.5%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $136.32 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.43.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 9,848 members out of 12,241 rating the stock outperform, and 2,393 members rating it underperform. Among 2,047 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,716 give Ford a green thumbs-up, and 331 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ford is outperform, with an average price target of $15.43.
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