Embraer Misses on the Top and Bottom Lines
Embraer (NYS: ERJ) reported earnings on April 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Embraer missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue was unchanged. GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Embraer recorded revenue of $1.09 billion. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $1.14 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.16. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.38 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.16 for Q1 were 53% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.34 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 22.2%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.7%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.8%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.51 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.64.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $6.14 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.50.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 605 members out of 630 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 191 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 188 give Embraer 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 Embraer is hold, with an average price target of $36.58.
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