The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Astronics's revenues will grow 15.7% and EPS will expand 12.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $75.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.44.
Last quarter, Astronics chalked up revenue of $74.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $65.1 million.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.56. GAAP EPS of $0.56 for Q1 were 40% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.40 per share.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 27.3%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.0%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.6%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $327.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.99.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 302 members out of 316 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 63 give Astronics a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Astronics is buy, with an average price target of $34.00.
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