The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Curtiss-Wright's revenues will grow 14.6% and EPS will expand 39.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $603.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.
Last quarter, Curtiss-Wright booked revenue of $592.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $501.7 million.
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 $0.50. GAAP EPS of $0.44 for Q1 were 49% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.87 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 31.0%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.4%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.5%, 470 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.51 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.79.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 162 members out of 164 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among 54 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give Curtiss-Wright a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Curtiss-Wright is outperform, with an average price target of $41.40.
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