Stanley Black & Decker
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 29 (Q2), Stanley Black & Decker beat expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased slightly. Non-GAAP earnings per share shrank. GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins shrank, net margins increased.
Stanley Black & Decker logged revenue of $2.87 billion. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for net sales of $2.81 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $1.21. The 13 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $1.21 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $1.21 for Q2 were 8.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.32 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.18 for Q2 were 28% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.92 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 35.1%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.8%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.5%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $2.80 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.53.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $11.01 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.44.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 194 members out of 214 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 80 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 75 give Stanley Black & Decker a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Stanley Black & Decker is outperform, with an average price target of $85.70.
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