What Does Wall Street See for National Presto Industries's Q3?
National Presto Industries (NYS: NPK) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Oct. 26. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict National Presto Industries's revenues will wither -4.7% and EPS will grow 25.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $99.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $2.26.
Last quarter, National Presto Industries logged revenue of $117.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $98.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.26. GAAP EPS of $1.26 for Q2 were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.57 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 16.7%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.6%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, 360 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $433.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $8.66.
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