First Call Estimates

Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

3

Sell

Strong Buy

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.96
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: 0.88
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): 3.36

Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 4/1/20 2.33 2.47 2.19 2.33 2 2 -- 5.59
Annual 4/1/19 2.34 2.47 2.16 2.40 8 8 -- 12.98
Annual 4/1/18 2.69 2.80 2.55 2.72 8 8 -- 23.50
Quarterly 1/1/18 -1.29 -1.13 -1.65 -1.23 8 -- 8 59.56
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.29 5.51 5.08 5.29 8 8 -- 26.34
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.72 -0.67 -0.77 -0.73 6 -- 5 11.28
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.84 -0.80 -0.88 -0.84 6 -- 5 11.37
Long Term Growth 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 1.96 1.75 12.31
Annual 4/1/16 1.59 1.66 -4.12
Annual 4/1/15 1.75 1.73 1.21
Quarterly 10/1/17 -0.71 -0.72 1.50
Quarterly 7/1/17 -0.62 -0.62 0.16
Quarterly 4/1/17 3.76 3.53 6.66
Quarterly 1/1/17 -0.49 -0.53 8.05

Reference Information - Book Value Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): -0.28
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 0.80 1.70 -0.10 0.80 2 2 -- 77.55
Annual 4/1/19 1.21 2.08 0.31 1.23 4 3 1 5.12
Annual 4/1/18 1.62 1.69 1.54 1.62 4 3 -- 27.92
Quarterly 1/1/18 -3.45 -3.41 -3.50 -3.45 2 -- 2 22.39
Quarterly 4/1/18 1.62 1.63 1.61 1.62 2 2 -- 44.13
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.11 0.16 0.06 0.11 2 2 -- 287.21
Quarterly 10/1/18 -1.00 -0.46 -1.55 -1.00 2 2 -- -25.72

Actuals - Book Value Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 -0.28 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 0.10 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 5.79 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -1.97 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -1.03 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 -0.29 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -3.79 -- --

Reference Information - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 2.57
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 1 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/19 2.83 3.19 2.36 2.92 3 2 -- 3.70
Annual 4/1/18 3.39 3.56 3.16 3.46 3 3 -- 17.03
Quarterly 1/1/18 -0.83 -0.60 -1.06 -0.83 2 -- 2 44.34
Quarterly 4/1/18 6.37 7.32 5.41 6.37 2 2 -- 11.51
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.62 -0.62 -0.62 -0.62 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -1.11 -0.73 -1.50 -1.11 2 -- 2 5.11

Actuals - Cash Flow Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 2.57 2.22 15.96
Annual 4/1/16 2.12 2.37 -10.70
Annual 4/1/15 2.26 1.77 27.72
Quarterly 10/1/17 -1.14 -0.86 -33.33
Quarterly 7/1/17 -1.97 -1.16 -69.24
Quarterly 4/1/17 9.23 6.38 44.74
Quarterly 1/1/17 -3.13 -1.99 -57.44

Reference Information - Dividend Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 0.88
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 1.07 1.17 0.96 1.07 2 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/19 0.99 1.06 0.96 0.96 5 2 -- 0.14
Annual 4/1/18 0.96 0.96 0.96 0.96 5 -- 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/18 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 2 2 -- 8.37
Quarterly 4/1/18 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 2 2 -- 8.37
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 1 1 -- --

Actuals - Dividend Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 0.88 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 0.80 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 0.80 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 0.24 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 0.24 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 0.22 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 0.22 -- --

Reference Information - EBIT

Last Actual (FY0): 716.50
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 701.07 750.18 651.95 701.07 2 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 724.19 761.10 666.42 729.25 5 -- 2 --
Annual 4/1/18 715.44 733.90 684.11 714.95 5 1 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -116.52 -85.11 -136.90 -127.54 3 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,238.94 1,272.10 1,201.04 1,243.67 3 1 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -186.33 -183.80 -188.87 -186.33 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -216.07 -211.80 -220.33 -216.07 2 1 -- --

Actuals - EBIT

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 716.50 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 659.63 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 797.14 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -216.01 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -185.16 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 1,234.16 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -124.79 -- --

Reference Information - EBITDA

Last Actual (FY0): 904.92
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 847.00 862.18 831.83 847.00 2 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 896.92 937.00 841.25 911.72 7 2 2 -0.02
Annual 4/1/18 890.58 920.00 857.67 900.45 7 2 1 -0.13
Quarterly 1/1/18 -75.85 -39.72 -99.54 -78.00 6 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,283.22 1,319.20 1,251.27 1,281.58 6 2 -- 0.06
Quarterly 7/1/18 -151.28 -141.70 -160.87 -151.28 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -176.60 -166.36 -192.33 -171.10 3 1 -- --

Actuals - EBITDA

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 904.92 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 838.65 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 951.01 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -170.21 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -140.34 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 1,285.44 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -79.85 -- --

Reference Information - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.91
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 3.38 3.38 3.38 3.38 1 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 2.18 2.47 1.80 2.23 4 2 -- --
Annual 4/1/18 2.17 2.76 1.83 1.91 3 1 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -0.31 -0.13 -0.47 -0.33 3 1 -- -38.86
Quarterly 4/1/18 4.18 5.33 3.59 3.62 3 1 -- 11.96
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.73 -0.73 -0.73 -0.73 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.83 -0.83 -0.83 -0.83 1 -- 1 --

Actuals - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 1.91 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 1.49 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 1.71 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -0.74 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -0.63 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 3.75 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -0.49 -- --

Reference Information - Net Debt

Last Actual (FY0): 482.67
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 476.11 476.11 476.11 476.11 1 -- 1 41.26
Annual 4/1/19 8.42 379.84 -218.70 -135.89 3 1 2 -1,692.67
Annual 4/1/18 178.15 243.30 113.00 178.15 2 1 1 4.81
Quarterly 1/1/18 1,546.90 1,899.60 1,194.20 1,546.90 2 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/18 178.05 243.30 112.80 178.05 2 1 1 -55.98
Quarterly 7/1/18 675.17 804.23 546.10 675.17 2 -- 2 -9.76
Quarterly 10/1/18 1,310.13 1,466.30 1,153.96 1,310.13 2 -- 2 -4.12

Actuals - Net Debt

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 482.67 356.18 35.51
Annual 4/1/15 -1,501.10 -2,022.40 25.78
Quarterly 10/1/17 1,313.84 1,975.60 -33.50
Quarterly 4/1/17 482.67 356.18 35.51

Reference Information - Net Income

Last Actual (FY0): 421.25
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 471.97 515.42 428.51 471.97 2 2 -- 5.47
Annual 4/1/19 476.42 518.70 407.26 499.51 7 6 -- 9.96
Annual 4/1/18 541.22 585.23 407.99 564.62 7 6 -- 19.25
Quarterly 1/1/18 -220.24 -69.51 -271.70 -253.60 5 -- 4 58.56
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,030.56 1,125.60 753.63 1,098.00 5 4 -- 24.06
Quarterly 7/1/18 -156.11 -155.00 -157.22 -156.11 2 -- 2 15.53
Quarterly 10/1/18 -178.72 -176.30 -181.13 -178.72 2 -- 2 6.67

Actuals - Net Income

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 421.25 -- --
Annual 4/1/16 399.81 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 488.25 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -148.31 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/17 -127.82 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 786.98 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -101.44 -- --

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 --
Annual 4/1/18 733.90 733.90 733.90 733.90 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -136.90 -136.90 -136.90 -136.90 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,272.10 1,272.10 1,272.10 1,272.10 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 --

Actuals - Operating Profit

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
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 4/1/20 424.61 720.11 129.10 424.61 2 -- 1 -22.00
Annual 4/1/19 164.34 197.97 130.70 164.34 2 -- 1 -136.68
Annual 4/1/18 406.78 406.78 406.78 406.78 1 -- 1 2.64
Quarterly 1/1/18 18.16 18.16 18.16 18.16 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 374.17 374.17 374.17 374.17 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 -- -- --

Actuals - Return On Equity

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/16 43.08 -- --
Annual 4/1/15 28.81 -- --

Reference Information - Sales

Last Actual (FY0): 3,036.31
FY0 End Date: 4/1/17
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 4/1/20 3,123.84 3,217.12 3,030.56 3,123.84 2 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 3,095.21 3,143.63 3,014.90 3,120.00 7 1 2 -0.07
Annual 4/1/18 3,065.58 3,087.87 3,025.50 3,080.69 7 2 1 -0.07
Quarterly 1/1/18 458.75 487.40 438.20 456.70 6 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/18 2,333.93 2,370.70 2,290.30 2,348.27 6 2 -- 0.10
Quarterly 7/1/18 139.63 140.56 137.80 140.54 3 -- 1 --
Quarterly 10/1/18 142.63 143.67 140.70 143.53 3 -- 1 --

Actuals - Sales

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 4/1/17 3,036.31 3,016.05 0.67
Annual 4/1/16 3,038.15 3,022.47 0.52
Annual 4/1/15 3,078.66 3,088.52 -0.32
Quarterly 10/1/17 140.85 131.67 6.98
Quarterly 7/1/17 137.80 129.07 6.77
Quarterly 4/1/17 2,327.92 2,315.04 0.56
Quarterly 1/1/17 451.88 427.47 5.71

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

Last Actual (FY0): --
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Yield (%): --

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 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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

Last Actual (FY0): --
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Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Income (Parent)

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

Actuals - Net Income (Parent)

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

Last Actual (FY0): --
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Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit (Parent)

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

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

Last Actual (FY0): --
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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 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 1/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Actuals - Sales (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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