TRW Automotive Holdings
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 28 (Q2), TRW Automotive Holdings beat expectations on revenues and crushed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded. Non-GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
TRW Automotive Holdings logged revenue of $4.51 billion. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $4.35 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 6.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $4.24 billion.
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 $2.12. The 12 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $1.71 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $2.12 for Q2 were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.72 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.99 for Q2 were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.71 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 11.8%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.6%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $4.10 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.45.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $16.87 billion. The average EPS estimate is $6.42.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 217 members out of 266 rating the stock outperform, and 49 members rating it underperform. Among 98 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 91 give TRW Automotive Holdings a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on TRW Automotive Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $74.08.
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