Does The Street Have Drew Industries Figured Out?

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Drew Industries (NYS: DW) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. 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 Drew Industries's revenues will increase 15.4% and EPS will grow 13.5%.

The average estimate for revenue is $289.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.59.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Drew Industries recorded revenue of $252.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $223.6 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q1 were 27% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 18.8%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.9%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.3%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.01 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.83.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 370 members out of 405 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 173 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 167 give Drew Industries 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 Drew Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $43.50.

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