Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYS: SPR) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 12. 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 Spirit AeroSystems Holdings's revenues will grow 12.4% and EPS will wither -12.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.37 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.
Last quarter, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings recorded revenue of $1.37 billion. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.13 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 -$0.05. GAAP EPS were -$0.96 for Q3 versus $0.47 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was -27.9%, 4,270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -31.4%, 4,210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -9.8%, 1,580 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.34 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.38.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 313 members out of 329 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 99 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 96 give Spirit AeroSystems Holdings a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Spirit AeroSystems Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $29.00.
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