Coming Soon: Hertz Global Holdings Earnings
Hertz Global Holdings (NYS: HTZ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Oct. 29. 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 Hertz Global Holdings's revenues will expand 6.3% and EPS will expand 19.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.59 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.61.
Last quarter, Hertz Global Holdings booked revenue of $2.23 billion. GAAP reported sales were 7.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.07 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 $0.35. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q2 were 75% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 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 24.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.7%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.2%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.93 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.32.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 185 members out of 262 rating the stock outperform, and 77 members rating it underperform. Among 72 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 58 give Hertz Global Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hertz Global Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $20.00.
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