Hillenbrand is expected to report Q2 earnings on May 2. 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 Hillenbrand's revenues will expand 68.6% and EPS will expand 6.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $437.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.53.
Last quarter, Hillenbrand chalked up revenue of $305.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 32% higher than the prior-year quarter's $231.6 million.
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 $0.41. GAAP EPS of $0.23 for Q1 were 54% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.50 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 36.4%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.1%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.7%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.60 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.89.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 370 members out of 375 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 129 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 129 give Hillenbrand a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hillenbrand is outperform, with an average price target of $26.00.
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