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Will These Numbers from Winnebago Industries Be Good Enough for You?

Monday - 3/18/2013, 5:14pm  ET

Winnebago Industries is expected to report Q2 earnings around March 21. 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 Winnebago Industries's revenues will expand 29.8% and EPS will turn positive

The average estimate for revenue is $170.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Winnebago Industries reported revenue of $193.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 47% higher than the prior-year quarter's $131.8 million.

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

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.26. GAAP EPS of $0.26 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 per share.

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

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 10.7%, 430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.8%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $730.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.80.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 142 members out of 275 rating the stock outperform, and 133 members rating it underperform. Among 81 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Winnebago Industries a green thumbs-up, and 28 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Winnebago Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $16.00.

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