Trinity Industries (NYS: TRN) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 25. 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 Trinity Industries' revenue will expand 40.3% and EPS will improve 89.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $996.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.70.
Last quarter, Trinity Industries recorded revenue of $925.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 46% higher than the prior-year quarter's $634.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.65. GAAP EPS of $0.66 for Q1 were 120% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 18.2%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.4%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.7%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.87 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.70.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS. Among 209 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 206 give Trinity Industries a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Trinity Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $39.83.
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