First Call Estimates

Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

2.89

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 (%): 3.96

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 2.16 2.28 1.95 2.20 4 1 2 --
Annual 4/1/20 2.03 2.25 1.89 2.02 8 2 3 --
Annual 4/1/19 1.94 2.02 1.79 1.95 8 3 3 0.26
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.07 4.14 3.99 4.08 8 3 2 0.48
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.77 -0.74 -0.80 -0.77 5 -- 1 --
Quarterly 10/1/19 -0.87 -0.82 -0.92 -0.86 5 1 2 --
Quarterly 1/1/20 -0.58 -0.51 -0.64 -0.59 5 1 3 5.27
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 1/1/19 -0.58 -0.55 -5.54
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.83 -0.93 10.31
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.72 -0.77 6.60
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.43 5.27 2.97

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 5.08 5.08 5.08 5.08 1 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 3.89 3.93 3.86 3.89 2 -- 2 -4.10
Annual 4/1/19 2.83 2.84 2.81 2.83 2 -- 2 -5.66
Quarterly 4/1/19 2.83 2.84 2.81 2.83 2 -- 2 -5.66
Quarterly 7/1/19 1.81 1.82 1.80 1.81 2 -- 2 -8.96
Quarterly 10/1/19 0.69 0.72 0.66 0.69 2 -- 2 -23.50
Quarterly 1/1/20 -0.09 -0.09 -0.10 -0.09 2 -- 1 169.68

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 1/1/19 -1.04 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.15 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.92 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1.60 -- --

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 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 1 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 2.76 2.88 2.64 2.76 2 1 1 1.00
Annual 4/1/19 2.43 2.80 2.06 2.43 2 1 1 -4.63
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.34 4.34 4.34 4.34 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.57 -0.57 -0.57 -0.57 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 -0.70 -0.70 -0.70 -0.70 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/20 -0.30 -0.30 -0.30 -0.30 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 1/1/19 -3.50 -0.39 -804.39
Quarterly 10/1/18 -1.23 -0.82 -50.92
Quarterly 7/1/18 -1.81 -0.67 -172.18
Quarterly 4/1/18 2.41 5.48 -56.02

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 1.02 1.09 0.96 1.00 3 -- 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 1.01 1.05 0.96 1.00 5 -- 2 --
Annual 4/1/19 1.00 1.01 0.99 1.00 5 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 -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/20 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 1/1/19 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 0.25 -- --

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 4/1/21 633.11 649.00 604.74 639.34 4 2 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 624.35 652.36 590.43 629.85 5 4 1 -0.08
Annual 4/1/19 602.90 615.82 573.92 607.38 5 4 1 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,143.75 1,151.30 1,137.10 1,142.86 3 2 -- 0.12
Quarterly 7/1/19 -187.25 -184.50 -192.51 -184.73 3 1 1 -0.13
Quarterly 10/1/19 -216.75 -203.90 -227.77 -218.58 3 1 1 0.51
Quarterly 1/1/20 -132.74 -119.44 -147.98 -130.80 3 2 1 -1.69

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 1/1/19 -138.10 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -215.26 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -182.12 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,250.50 -- --

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 4/1/21 809.55 836.31 784.48 808.70 4 2 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 793.73 820.77 765.04 801.60 7 4 1 0.35
Annual 4/1/19 777.47 793.24 754.99 779.31 7 3 3 -0.01
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,183.65 1,194.30 1,172.40 1,182.60 5 3 -- 0.12
Quarterly 7/1/19 -146.10 -143.38 -149.51 -145.40 3 2 -- -0.21
Quarterly 10/1/19 -175.57 -164.90 -184.77 -177.03 3 1 1 0.02
Quarterly 1/1/20 -89.79 -76.44 -104.82 -88.10 3 2 1 -3.76

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 1/1/19 -91.74 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -169.31 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -137.14 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,296.98 -- --

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 1.92 2.10 1.79 1.88 3 -- 3 -1.21
Annual 4/1/19 1.89 1.91 1.87 1.89 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.09 4.10 4.07 4.10 3 3 -- 1.53
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.74 -0.74 -0.74 -0.74 2 -- 2 1.35
Quarterly 10/1/19 -0.84 -0.82 -0.86 -0.84 2 1 1 1.79
Quarterly 1/1/20 -0.60 -0.56 -0.63 -0.60 2 -- 2 6.72

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 1/1/19 -0.62 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -0.86 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.74 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.42 -- --

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 -458.10 -325.06 -591.15 -458.10 2 2 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -439.24 -319.98 -558.50 -439.24 2 2 -- -11.28
Annual 4/1/19 -226.36 -79.90 -367.08 -232.10 3 2 1 -5.09
Quarterly 4/1/19 -156.00 -79.90 -232.10 -156.00 2 2 -- -34.90
Quarterly 7/1/19 279.23 447.26 111.20 279.23 2 2 -- 7.75
Quarterly 10/1/19 588.17 679.85 496.50 588.17 2 2 -- 3.20
Quarterly 1/1/20 1,326.33 1,382.37 1,270.30 1,326.33 2 2 -- 3.54

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 1/1/19 1,673.76 1,374.70 21.75
Quarterly 10/1/18 890.53 951.60 -6.42
Quarterly 7/1/18 516.93 343.27 50.59
Quarterly 4/1/18 -49.31 54.53 -190.43

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 4/1/21 414.10 434.18 391.21 415.51 4 1 2 --
Annual 4/1/20 411.91 437.00 384.00 420.93 7 2 4 -1.08
Annual 4/1/19 401.81 416.20 368.02 403.00 7 5 2 0.23
Quarterly 4/1/19 845.99 855.70 841.56 842.40 5 2 2 0.66
Quarterly 7/1/19 -155.38 -152.40 -160.75 -152.98 3 1 1 1.09
Quarterly 10/1/19 -177.12 -168.30 -187.55 -175.52 3 1 1 0.94
Quarterly 1/1/20 -116.05 -105.21 -128.24 -114.70 3 1 2 -0.32

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 1/1/19 -119.78 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/18 -170.94 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -148.80 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,145.96 -- --

Reference Information - Operating Profit

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
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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 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
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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 68.99 91.06 46.92 68.99 2 1 1 --
Annual 4/1/20 71.14 81.76 60.51 71.14 2 1 1 --
Annual 4/1/19 83.63 83.63 83.63 83.63 1 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 3,149.01 3,213.05 3,077.70 3,152.65 4 -- 3 --
Annual 4/1/20 3,096.83 3,150.05 3,045.00 3,100.00 7 2 3 0.07
Annual 4/1/19 3,075.33 3,094.33 3,033.02 3,083.10 7 1 2 0.04
Quarterly 4/1/19 2,309.56 2,325.85 2,270.59 2,316.30 6 2 2 -0.20
Quarterly 7/1/19 147.75 152.40 143.10 147.74 4 1 -- 0.46
Quarterly 10/1/19 149.59 151.91 143.70 151.37 4 2 -- 0.37
Quarterly 1/1/20 468.16 477.75 458.60 468.14 4 -- 2 -1.38

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 1/1/19 468.38 465.48 0.62
Quarterly 10/1/18 148.87 139.80 6.49
Quarterly 7/1/18 145.18 137.57 5.53
Quarterly 4/1/18 2,392.85 2,338.92 2.31

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
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Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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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
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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
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Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Actuals - Operating Profit (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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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
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Actuals - Sales (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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