Jones Lang LaSalle (NYS: JLL) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 30. 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 Jones Lang LaSalle's revenues will grow 4.3% and EPS will decrease -54.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $848.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, Jones Lang LaSalle logged revenue of $1.25 billion. GAAP reported sales were 8.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.15 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 $2.60. GAAP EPS of $2.37 for Q4 were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.91 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 80.1%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.9%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.6%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.17 billion. The average EPS estimate is $6.24.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 694 members out of 727 rating the stock outperform, and 33 members rating it underperform. Among 273 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 267 give Jones Lang LaSalle 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 Jones Lang LaSalle is outperform, with an average price target of $93.43.
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