Can Honeywell International Beat These Numbers?
Honeywell International (NYS: HON) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 19. 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 Honeywell International's revenues will grow 1.5% and EPS will grow 9.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $9.44 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.14.
Last quarter, Honeywell International booked revenue of $9.58 billion. GAAP reported sales were 1.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $9.47 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 $1.10. GAAP EPS were $0.31 for Q4 compared to -$0.40 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 19.8%, 880 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.9%, 1,000 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.6%, 590 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $39.38 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.94.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,236 members out of 1,306 rating the stock outperform, and 70 members rating it underperform. Among 346 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 335 give Honeywell International a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Honeywell International is outperform, with an average price target of $69.48.
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