Cameron International Beats on EPS But GAAP Results Lag

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Cameron International (NYS: CAM) reported earnings on July 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Cameron International missed estimates on revenues and beat slightly on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. Non-GAAP earnings per share increased. GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.


Margins dropped across the board.

Revenue details
Cameron International logged revenue of $2.29 billion. The 23 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see net sales of $2.36 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.05 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.79. The 29 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.78 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.79 for Q2 were 6.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.74 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.57 for Q2 were 19% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.70 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 29.0%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.1%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.1%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $2.66 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.01.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $9.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.66.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cameron International is outperform, with an average price target of $75.30.

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