Tyco International (NYS: TYC) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Nov. 14. 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 Tyco International's revenues will shrink -42.2% and EPS will contract -62.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.71 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.35.
Last quarter, Tyco International reported revenue of $4.46 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $4.29 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 $1.01. GAAP EPS of $0.52 for Q3 were 31% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.75 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 39.6%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.6%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.4%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.48 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.76.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 483 members out of 528 rating the stock outperform, and 45 members rating it underperform. Among 134 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 129 give Tyco International a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tyco International is outperform, with an average price target of $61.62.
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