The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Dresser-Rand Group missed estimates on revenues and crushed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Gross margins shrank, operating margins shrank, net margins expanded.
Dresser-Rand Group recorded revenue of $805.3 million. The nine analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see revenue of $835.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $635.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.69. The 16 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.57 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.69 for Q2 were 53% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 24.6%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.8%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.6%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $902.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.93.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $3.54 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.30.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 245 members out of 255 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 75 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 74 give Dresser-Rand Group a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dresser-Rand Group is outperform, with an average price target of $68.17.
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