Siemens (NYS: SI) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Nov. 28. 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 Siemens's revenues will increase 2.7% and EPS will increase 4.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $23.88 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $2.37.
Last quarter, Siemens reported revenue of $27.87 billion. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $27.37 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 $2.07. GAAP EPS of $1.77 for Q4 were 0.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.78 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 27.6%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.6%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.6%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $102.64 billion. The average EPS estimate is $7.19.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 905 members out of 946 rating the stock outperform, and 41 members rating it underperform. Among 188 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 182 give Siemens a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Siemens is hold, with an average price target of $107.84.
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