Visteon (NYS: VC) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Visteon's revenues will drop -19.1% and EPS will wither -22.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.76 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.79.
Last quarter, Visteon booked revenue of $1.72 billion. GAAP reported sales were 7.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.85 billion.
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 $0.96. GAAP EPS were -$0.56 for Q1 compared to $0.75 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 7.8%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.5%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.7%, 380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.81 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.10.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 48 members out of 55 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 29 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 26 give Visteon 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 Visteon is hold, with an average price target of $62.83.
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