First Call Estimates

Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

2.78

Sell

Strong Buy

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 2.98
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: 0.96
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: 10.60
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: 11.32
Yield (%): 4.04

Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 2.23 2.35 2.12 2.23 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 2.05 2.29 1.67 2.04 9 -- 4 --
Annual 4/1/19 1.90 2.02 1.78 1.89 9 -- 9 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.77 -0.68 -0.82 -0.77 9 2 5 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.92 -0.86 -1.01 -0.91 9 -- 6 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.52 -0.46 -0.68 -0.51 9 2 5 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.14 4.49 3.99 4.10 9 -- 6 --
Long Term Growth 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 2.98 2.80 6.50
Annual 4/1/17 1.96 1.75 12.31
Annual 4/1/16 1.59 1.66 -4.12
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.43 5.27 2.97
Quarterly 1/1/18 -1.16 -1.29 9.78
Quarterly 10/1/17 -0.71 -0.72 1.50
Quarterly 7/1/17 -0.62 -0.62 0.16

Reference Information - Book Value Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.60
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Book Value Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 5.04 5.04 5.04 5.04 1 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 3.99 4.09 3.88 3.99 2 2 -- --
Annual 4/1/19 2.13 2.87 0.72 2.79 3 1 2 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.86 0.88 0.83 0.86 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.31 -0.27 -0.35 -0.31 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -1.08 -0.98 -1.17 -1.08 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 2.83 2.87 2.79 2.83 2 1 1 --

Actuals - Book Value Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 1.60 -- --
Annual 4/1/17 -0.28 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 0.10 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1.60 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -3.34 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -1.97 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -1.03 -- --

Reference Information - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 4.04
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 1 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 2.54 2.57 2.51 2.54 2 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 2.46 2.52 2.41 2.46 2 -- 2 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.67 -0.67 -0.67 -0.67 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.81 -0.81 -0.81 -0.81 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.45 -0.45 -0.45 -0.45 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.33 4.33 4.33 4.33 1 -- 1 --

Actuals - Cash Flow Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 4.04 3.10 30.64
Annual 4/1/17 2.57 2.22 15.96
Annual 4/1/16 2.12 2.37 -10.70
Quarterly 4/1/18 2.41 5.48 -56.02
Quarterly 1/1/18 -3.39 -0.83 -308.43
Quarterly 10/1/17 -1.14 -0.86 -33.33
Quarterly 7/1/17 -1.97 -1.16 -69.24

Reference Information - Dividend Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.00
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Dividend Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 1.09 1.22 0.95 1.09 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 1.02 1.11 0.95 1.00 5 1 3 --
Annual 4/1/19 0.99 1.01 0.95 1.00 5 2 3 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 2 1 -- --

Actuals - Dividend Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 1.00 -- --
Annual 4/1/17 0.88 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 0.80 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 0.24 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 0.24 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 0.24 -- --

Reference Information - EBIT

Last Actual (FY0): 752.05
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - EBIT

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 651.11 666.72 635.49 651.11 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 647.58 698.70 593.55 646.76 5 -- 4 --
Annual 4/1/19 606.33 627.40 596.50 603.79 5 -- 5 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -192.76 -186.00 -202.57 -189.72 3 -- 3 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -233.60 -228.94 -241.56 -230.30 3 -- 3 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -120.55 -107.00 -143.59 -111.07 3 -- 3 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,153.93 1,184.22 1,126.86 1,150.70 3 -- 3 --

Actuals - EBIT

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 752.05 -- --
Annual 4/1/17 716.50 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 659.63 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,250.50 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -97.27 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -216.01 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -185.16 -- --

Reference Information - EBITDA

Last Actual (FY0): 935.35
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - EBITDA

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 793.30 807.88 778.72 793.30 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 806.45 852.42 758.76 813.31 7 -- 4 --
Annual 4/1/19 770.45 797.30 708.50 781.70 7 -- 7 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -152.51 -143.10 -174.57 -148.30 5 -- 4 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -193.43 -186.39 -213.56 -188.90 5 -- 4 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -78.54 -63.50 -115.59 -72.50 5 1 3 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,188.70 1,212.22 1,170.96 1,192.20 5 -- 4 --

Actuals - EBITDA

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 935.35 -- --
Annual 4/1/17 904.92 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 838.65 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,296.98 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -47.76 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -170.21 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -140.34 -- --

Reference Information - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 2.91
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/20 2.02 2.26 1.75 2.04 4 -- 1 -5.45
Annual 4/1/19 1.88 2.00 1.76 1.88 4 -- 3 -14.18
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.76 -0.74 -0.78 -0.77 4 1 2 2.95
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.92 -0.90 -0.94 -0.92 4 -- 3 4.45
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.49 -0.46 -0.52 -0.50 4 1 2 0.51
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.06 4.10 3.97 4.08 4 -- 3 -5.55

Actuals - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 2.91 -- --
Annual 4/1/17 1.91 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 1.49 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.42 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -1.18 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -0.74 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -0.63 -- --

Reference Information - Net Debt

Last Actual (FY0): -49.31
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Debt

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 -534.59 -61.29 -1,007.89 -534.59 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -745.58 -681.06 -810.10 -745.58 2 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 -435.59 -369.49 -501.70 -435.59 2 -- 1 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 343.07 361.90 324.24 343.07 2 -- 2 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 800.70 1,033.30 568.10 800.70 2 1 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 1,228.67 1,292.73 1,164.60 1,228.67 2 -- 2 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -435.59 -369.49 -501.70 -435.59 2 -- 1 --

Actuals - Net Debt

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 -49.31 174.72 -128.22
Annual 4/1/17 482.67 356.18 35.51
Quarterly 4/1/18 -49.31 54.53 -190.43
Quarterly 1/1/18 2,097.88 1,546.90 35.62
Quarterly 10/1/17 1,313.84 1,975.60 -33.50

Reference Information - Net Income

Last Actual (FY0): 626.91
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Income

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 432.47 445.91 419.04 432.47 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 428.58 476.60 382.50 430.74 7 -- 4 --
Annual 4/1/19 398.18 420.10 383.60 397.25 7 -- 7 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -161.13 -155.10 -168.39 -160.80 5 1 3 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -192.60 -190.08 -198.03 -191.80 5 -- 4 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -106.84 -96.50 -123.57 -106.80 5 1 3 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 857.78 885.57 840.34 857.81 5 -- 4 --

Actuals - Net Income

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 626.91 -- --
Annual 4/1/17 421.25 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 399.81 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,145.96 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -242.93 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -148.31 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -127.82 -- --

Reference Information - Operating Profit

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/19 761.10 761.10 761.10 761.10 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -183.80 -183.80 -183.80 -183.80 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -211.80 -211.80 -211.80 -211.80 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -134.00 -134.00 -134.00 -134.00 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,290.70 1,290.70 1,290.70 1,290.70 1 -- 1 --

Actuals - Operating Profit

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
12/1/00 -- -- --
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12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --

Reference Information - Return On Equity

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Return On Equity

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 165.36 283.33 47.40 165.36 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 177.56 293.88 61.24 177.56 2 1 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 80.55 80.55 80.55 80.55 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 31.39 31.39 31.39 31.39 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -10.61 -10.61 -10.61 -10.61 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -30.82 -30.82 -30.82 -30.82 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 188.54 188.54 188.54 188.54 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Return On Equity

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/16 43.08 -- --

Reference Information - Sales

Last Actual (FY0): 3,159.93
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Sales

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 3,193.83 3,221.82 3,165.83 3,193.83 2 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 3,116.49 3,158.65 3,045.00 3,125.00 7 1 3 --
Annual 4/1/19 3,085.98 3,096.71 3,075.00 3,085.50 7 -- 7 --
Quarterly 7/1/18 138.50 143.97 134.40 137.00 6 -- 5 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 139.89 147.71 136.80 138.62 6 -- 5 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 481.72 493.40 475.20 480.53 6 1 4 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 2,324.59 2,344.99 2,306.30 2,326.15 6 -- 4 --

Actuals - Sales

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/18 3,159.93 3,105.56 1.75
Annual 4/1/17 3,036.31 3,016.05 0.67
Annual 4/1/16 3,038.15 3,022.47 0.52
Quarterly 4/1/18 2,392.85 2,338.92 2.31
Quarterly 1/1/18 488.43 458.75 6.47
Quarterly 10/1/17 140.85 131.67 6.98
Quarterly 7/1/17 137.80 129.07 6.77

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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Reference Information - Net Income (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Net Income (Parent)

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Net Income (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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Reference Information - Operating Profit (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit (Parent)

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
12/1/00 -- -- --
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Reference Information - Sales (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Sales (Parent)

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 7/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Actuals - Sales (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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