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 %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): 3.41

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 2.24 2.61 1.95 2.19 4 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 2.06 2.30 1.88 2.01 9 3 5 0.58
Annual 4/1/19 1.94 2.00 1.82 1.95 8 6 1 1.80
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.93 -0.90 -0.98 -0.92 9 2 5 1.08
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.52 -0.47 -0.59 -0.51 9 2 4 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.10 4.27 3.96 4.06 9 3 6 -0.34
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.77 -0.71 -0.86 -0.77 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 7/1/18 -0.72 -0.77 6.60
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

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 5.07 5.07 5.07 5.07 1 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 4.00 4.05 3.95 4.00 2 1 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 2.90 2.90 2.90 2.90 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.25 -0.24 -0.27 -0.25 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -1.03 -0.97 -1.10 -1.03 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 2.90 2.90 2.90 2.90 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 1.85 1.90 1.80 1.85 2 2 -- --

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 7/1/18 0.92 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1.60 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -3.34 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -1.97 -- --

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 2.62 2.62 2.62 2.62 1 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 2.53 2.55 2.51 2.53 2 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 2.55 2.57 2.52 2.55 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.82 -0.82 -0.82 -0.82 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.46 -0.46 -0.46 -0.46 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.37 4.37 4.37 4.37 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.72 -0.72 -0.72 -0.72 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 7/1/18 -1.81 -0.67 -172.18
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

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 1.06 1.22 0.96 1.00 3 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 1.03 1.11 0.96 1.00 5 2 -- --
Annual 4/1/19 1.00 1.01 0.97 1.00 5 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 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 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 7/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 0.24 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 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 4/1/21 650.67 708.88 604.74 644.53 4 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 643.77 666.90 620.47 638.59 5 2 3 -1.30
Annual 4/1/19 609.32 614.60 604.52 610.22 5 3 2 0.26
Quarterly 10/1/18 -234.71 -230.20 -240.58 -233.36 3 2 1 0.00
Quarterly 1/1/19 -126.81 -108.60 -143.01 -128.82 3 1 2 0.82
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,154.19 1,175.92 1,135.50 1,151.14 3 1 2 -0.98
Quarterly 7/1/19 -192.60 -178.88 -214.73 -184.20 3 -- 2 -0.36

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 7/1/18 -182.12 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,250.50 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -97.27 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -216.01 -- --

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 4/1/21 814.28 901.02 761.69 797.21 4 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 802.57 848.27 741.55 810.89 7 2 5 -1.04
Annual 4/1/19 776.41 791.99 734.65 780.86 7 4 3 0.49
Quarterly 10/1/18 -193.82 -186.90 -212.58 -189.20 5 2 3 0.14
Quarterly 1/1/19 -82.98 -66.00 -115.01 -78.10 5 3 2 0.82
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,187.70 1,203.92 1,169.20 1,187.50 5 1 4 -0.77
Quarterly 7/1/19 -157.03 -138.25 -186.73 -146.10 3 1 2 --

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 7/1/18 -137.14 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,296.98 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -47.76 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -170.21 -- --

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 4/1/21 1.95 1.95 1.95 1.95 1 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 2.02 2.20 1.83 2.02 4 2 2 -0.62
Annual 4/1/19 1.90 2.00 1.83 1.87 3 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.92 -0.90 -0.95 -0.91 4 1 1 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.51 -0.46 -0.54 -0.52 4 1 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.04 4.10 4.02 4.02 4 1 2 -0.06
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.73 -0.71 -0.74 -0.73 2 -- 1 --

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 7/1/18 -0.74 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.42 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -1.18 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -0.74 -- --

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 -522.46 -305.10 -739.82 -522.46 2 1 1 24.87
Annual 4/1/20 -584.42 -424.45 -744.40 -584.42 2 2 -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -172.95 -125.63 -220.26 -172.95 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 951.60 1,107.10 796.10 951.60 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 1,335.74 1,522.59 1,148.90 1,335.74 2 1 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -271.22 -125.63 -416.80 -271.22 2 2 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 191.00 309.40 72.60 191.00 2 2 -- --

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 7/1/18 516.93 343.27 50.59
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 4/1/21 431.43 479.57 391.21 427.48 4 2 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 424.76 454.50 390.00 421.40 7 3 4 -1.56
Annual 4/1/19 402.78 413.40 393.40 399.45 7 6 1 0.92
Quarterly 10/1/18 -191.60 -189.86 -197.28 -190.30 5 5 -- -0.66
Quarterly 1/1/19 -109.09 -98.00 -123.12 -105.45 5 3 2 -0.62
Quarterly 4/1/19 851.75 879.26 837.50 847.73 5 1 4 -1.34
Quarterly 7/1/19 -159.72 -148.66 -178.39 -152.10 3 -- 2 -0.94

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 7/1/18 -148.80 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,145.96 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -242.93 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/17 -148.31 -- --

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 -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -211.80 -211.80 -211.80 -211.80 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -134.00 -134.00 -134.00 -134.00 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,290.70 1,290.70 1,290.70 1,290.70 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): 376.72
FY0 End Date: 4/1/18
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 72.40 98.57 46.24 72.40 2 -- 2 --
Annual 4/1/20 78.43 98.08 58.79 78.43 2 -- 2 --
Annual 4/1/19 82.42 82.42 82.42 82.42 1 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 4/1/18 376.72 -- --
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 3,169.62 3,230.99 3,077.70 3,184.90 4 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 3,106.62 3,159.10 3,045.00 3,110.08 7 2 3 --
Annual 4/1/19 3,082.77 3,097.15 3,070.00 3,081.90 7 4 2 0.01
Quarterly 10/1/18 139.80 147.14 136.80 138.74 6 -- 4 --
Quarterly 1/1/19 477.91 482.00 475.00 477.54 6 -- 4 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 2,321.37 2,337.81 2,310.00 2,319.25 6 1 4 --
Quarterly 7/1/19 146.50 149.91 140.50 147.79 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 7/1/18 145.18 137.57 5.53
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

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
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Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
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 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
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 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Net Income (Parent)

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

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
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 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit (Parent)

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

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

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

Actuals - Sales (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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