Navistar International (NYS: NAV) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Dec. 20. 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 Navistar International's revenues will drop -26.4% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.18 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$1.08.
Last quarter, Navistar International reported revenue of $3.32 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $3.54 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 -$1.25. GAAP EPS of $1.22 for Q3 were 93% lower than the prior-year quarter's $18.24 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 12.7%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.8%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.5%, 3,710 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $12.81 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$4.91.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 193 members out of 229 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 64 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 55 give Navistar International a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Navistar International is hold, with an average price target of $33.14.
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