Donaldson (NYS: DCI) reported earnings on Aug. 27. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended July 31 (Q4), Donaldson missed estimates on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share expanded.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins expanded, net margins expanded.
Donaldson reported revenue of $656.8 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected net sales of $672.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 5.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $625.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.47. The 10 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.47 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.47 for Q4 were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.42 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 35.0%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.1%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.8%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $635.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.45.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.65 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.89.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Donaldson is hold, with an average price target of $37.50.
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