First Call Estimates

Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

3

Sell

Strong Buy

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.96
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: 0.88
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): 3.51

Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 2.09 2.22 1.96 2.09 2 -- 2 -0.98
Annual 2.05 2.24 1.83 2.10 9 1 5 -1.09
Annual 1.97 2.08 1.71 1.99 9 2 5 -0.70
Quarterly -0.72 -0.71 -0.75 -0.72 9 5 2 --
Quarterly -0.48 -0.37 -0.63 -0.48 9 3 4 1.18
Quarterly 3.84 3.95 3.77 3.84 9 4 4 -0.45
Quarterly -0.65 -0.57 -0.70 -0.69 5 3 1 -1.87
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 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
Quarterly 10/1/16 -0.67 -0.68 0.98

Reference Information - Book Value Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): -0.28
FY0 End Date:
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 -1.35 -0.90 -1.80 -1.35 2 2 -- -5.70
Annual 0.21 2.14 -0.66 -0.31 4 4 -- 177.65
Annual 0.29 0.91 -0.31 0.28 4 4 -- 132.65
Quarterly -2.04 -1.98 -2.10 -2.04 2 2 -- -6.29
Quarterly -2.82 -2.72 -2.91 -2.82 2 2 -- -4.51
Quarterly 0.75 0.91 0.58 0.75 2 2 -- 17.67
Quarterly -0.45 0.05 -0.96 -0.45 2 2 -- -23.26

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 7/1/17 -1.03 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 -0.29 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -3.79 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/16 -2.54 -- --

Reference Information - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 2.57
FY0 End Date:
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 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 1 -- 1 --
Annual 2.63 2.87 2.36 2.66 3 -- -- --
Annual 2.64 2.96 2.25 2.69 3 1 2 0.28
Quarterly -0.86 -0.58 -1.13 -0.86 2 1 1 0.06
Quarterly -0.38 -0.31 -0.45 -0.38 2 -- 1 --
Quarterly 5.31 6.64 3.99 5.31 2 1 1 0.11
Quarterly -0.57 -0.57 -0.57 -0.57 1 -- 1 --

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 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
Quarterly 10/1/16 -1.16 -0.56 -106.96

Reference Information - Dividend Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 0.88
FY0 End Date:
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 1.07 1.17 0.96 1.07 2 1 -- --
Annual 0.99 1.06 0.96 0.96 5 2 -- 0.14
Annual 0.96 0.97 0.96 0.96 5 2 -- 0.15
Quarterly 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 2 2 -- 8.37
Quarterly 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 2 2 -- 8.37
Quarterly 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 2 2 -- 8.37
Quarterly 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 7/1/17 0.24 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 0.22 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 0.22 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/16 0.22 -- --

Reference Information - EBIT

Last Actual (FY0): 716.50
FY0 End Date:
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 707.66 768.55 646.77 707.66 2 -- 2 -1.08
Annual 726.62 796.00 658.34 727.82 5 1 4 -0.31
Annual 715.44 739.00 676.15 716.35 5 1 4 0.03
Quarterly -208.77 -207.95 -209.45 -208.90 3 -- 1 --
Quarterly -115.60 -91.66 -131.30 -123.84 3 -- 1 --
Quarterly 1,237.75 1,264.30 1,196.64 1,252.30 3 1 -- --
Quarterly -194.00 -184.20 -203.81 -194.00 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 7/1/17 -185.16 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 1,234.16 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -124.79 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/16 -207.45 -- --

Reference Information - EBITDA

Last Actual (FY0): 904.92
FY0 End Date:
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 854.76 880.55 828.97 854.76 2 -- 2 -0.89
Annual 894.17 957.50 837.30 903.56 7 1 -- --
Annual 889.26 913.80 862.04 897.48 7 1 -- --
Quarterly -167.99 -163.25 -179.95 -165.68 6 1 2 --
Quarterly -78.00 -46.05 -95.84 -81.86 6 -- 3 --
Quarterly 1,280.58 1,308.90 1,247.11 1,288.08 6 3 1 --
Quarterly -160.00 -144.20 -175.81 -160.00 2 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 7/1/17 -140.34 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 1,285.44 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -79.85 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/16 -161.70 -- --

Reference Information - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.91
FY0 End Date:
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 3.38 3.38 3.38 3.38 1 -- -- --
Annual 2.06 2.24 1.81 2.10 4 1 1 --
Annual 1.96 2.05 1.85 1.97 4 1 -- --
Quarterly -0.73 -0.71 -0.77 -0.72 3 1 -- --
Quarterly -0.45 -0.37 -0.50 -0.49 3 -- 1 --
Quarterly 3.84 3.87 3.82 3.83 3 2 -- --
Quarterly -0.61 -0.61 -0.61 -0.61 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 7/1/17 -0.63 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 3.75 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -0.49 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/16 -0.68 -- --

Reference Information - Net Debt

Last Actual (FY0): 482.67
FY0 End Date:
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 -195.00 -195.00 -195.00 -195.00 1 -- -- --
Annual 85.30 85.30 85.30 85.30 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 1,975.60 1,975.60 1,975.60 1,975.60 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 1,177.80 1,177.80 1,177.80 1,177.80 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 85.30 85.30 85.30 85.30 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 540.50 540.50 540.50 540.50 1 -- -- --

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 4/1/17 482.67 356.18 35.51

Reference Information - Net Income

Last Actual (FY0): 421.25
FY0 End Date:
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 414.09 462.37 365.81 414.09 2 1 1 -1.22
Annual 415.00 465.60 366.60 418.37 7 1 -- --
Annual 410.26 432.75 385.91 409.62 7 4 2 0.31
Quarterly -150.00 -147.67 -155.20 -148.30 5 1 -- --
Quarterly -92.86 -73.33 -103.10 -96.80 5 1 -- --
Quarterly 785.98 805.20 751.18 801.65 5 1 -- --
Quarterly -136.47 -127.20 -145.73 -136.47 2 -- 1 --

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 7/1/17 -127.82 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/17 786.98 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/17 -101.44 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/16 -143.78 -- --

Reference Information - Operating Profit

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
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Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
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Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 796.50 796.50 796.50 796.50 1 1 -- --
Annual 739.50 739.50 739.50 739.50 1 1 -- --
Quarterly -208.60 -208.60 -208.60 -208.60 1 1 -- --
Quarterly -131.10 -131.10 -131.10 -131.10 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 1,264.40 1,264.40 1,264.40 1,264.40 1 1 -- --
Quarterly -184.20 -184.20 -184.20 -184.20 1 1 -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit

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Reference Information - Return On Equity

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Analyst Forecasts - Return On Equity

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual -912.86 -912.86 -912.86 -912.86 1 -- -- --
Annual 215.00 215.00 215.00 215.00 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 39.60 39.60 39.60 39.60 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 18.16 18.16 18.16 18.16 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 374.17 374.17 374.17 374.17 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 31.39 31.39 31.39 31.39 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:
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 3,131.80 3,229.59 3,034.01 3,131.80 2 2 -- 0.17
Annual 3,105.94 3,210.00 2,953.90 3,125.00 7 5 -- 0.23
Annual 3,070.84 3,115.00 2,996.80 3,090.80 7 6 1 0.29
Quarterly 131.67 133.80 123.80 133.15 6 2 1 --
Quarterly 465.51 495.80 456.60 460.20 6 1 1 --
Quarterly 2,342.08 2,382.50 2,278.70 2,361.42 6 2 2 --
Quarterly 140.84 141.00 140.56 140.96 3 2 -- 6.04

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 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
Quarterly 10/1/16 131.33 126.93 3.47

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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Actuals - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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Reference Information - Net Income (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Net Income (Parent)

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Actuals - Net Income (Parent)

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Reference Information - Operating Profit (Parent)

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Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit (Parent)

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Actuals - Operating Profit (Parent)

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