The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Tyson Foods's revenues will grow 4.2% and EPS will grow 18.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $8.65 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.59.
Last quarter, Tyson Foods notched revenue of $8.42 billion. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $8.27 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.36. GAAP EPS of $0.26 for Q2 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.44 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 5.5%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.7%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.1%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $34.25 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.10.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 289 members out of 361 rating the stock outperform, and 72 members rating it underperform. Among 98 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Tyson Foods a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tyson Foods is outperform, with an average price target of $26.17.
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