KBR Earnings Preview
KBR (NYS: KBR) will try to beat its earnings estimates for the fourth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings tomorrow. KBR is a global engineering, construction, and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, and industrial sectors.
What analysts say
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back KBR, with 12 of 16 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like KBR better than competitor Jacobs Engineering Group overall. KBR's rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $2.4 billion in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 10.1% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.53 per share. Estimates range from $0.49 to $0.62.
What our community says
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 96.8% assigning it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 94.7% giving it a rating of outperform. Fools are gung-ho about KBR and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 194 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, KBR's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
KBR's profit has risen year over year by an average of 56.5%. Revenue has fallen for the past three quarters.
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