NVR Whiffs on Earnings
NVR (NYS: NVR) reported earnings on July 22. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), NVR met expectations on revenues and whiffed on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share expanded.
Gross margins contracted, operating margins expanded, net margins shrank.
NVR recorded revenue of $1.01 billion. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $1.02 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $771.1 million.
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 $10.11. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $12.14 per share. GAAP EPS of $10.11 for Q2 were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $8.97 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 16.6%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.0%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.09 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $14.80.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $4.08 billion. The average EPS estimate is $50.54.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 250 members out of 518 rating the stock outperform, and 268 members rating it underperform. Among 161 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 83 give NVR a green thumbs-up, and 78 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on NVR is hold, with an average price target of $959.43.
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