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Are You Expecting This from Oshkosh?

Monday - 4/29/2013, 2:00am  ET

Oshkosh is expected to report Q2 earnings on April 30. 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 Oshkosh's revenues will wane -3.0% and EPS will expand 107.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $2.01 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.85.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Oshkosh recorded revenue of $1.76 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.88 billion.

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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.60. GAAP EPS of $0.51 for Q1 were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.43 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 14.0%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.6%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.6%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.67 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.08.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 770 members out of 836 rating the stock outperform, and 66 members rating it underperform. Among 232 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 224 give Oshkosh a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Oshkosh is outperform, with an average price target of $35.58.

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