The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict JetBlue Airways's revenues will grow 5.0% and EPS will shrink -12.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.34 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Last quarter, JetBlue Airways reported revenue of $1.30 billion. GAAP reported sales were 8.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.20 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.05. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q1 were 44% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 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 25.9%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.5%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.1%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.38 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.48.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 958 members out of 1,165 rating the stock outperform, and 207 members rating it underperform. Among 310 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 266 give JetBlue Airways a green thumbs-up, and 44 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on JetBlue Airways is hold, with an average price target of $7.51.
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