The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Tenneco's revenues will grow 2.1% and EPS will drop -4.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.96 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.09.
Last quarter, Tenneco logged revenue of $1.90 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.91 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 $0.72. GAAP EPS of $0.88 for Q1 were 80% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 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 15.9%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.8%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.75 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.66.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 127 members out of 203 rating the stock outperform, and 76 members rating it underperform. Among 71 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Tenneco a green thumbs-up, and 18 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tenneco is outperform, with an average price target of $43.43.
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