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 (%): 3.75

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 2.21 2.45 1.95 2.23 4 2 1 -1.57
Annual 4/1/20 2.05 2.24 1.90 2.04 9 3 3 -0.75
Annual 4/1/19 1.96 2.02 1.90 1.96 8 5 1 0.46
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.53 -0.49 -0.60 -0.53 9 -- 8 2.17
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.05 4.16 3.95 4.03 9 3 6 -1.43
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.76 -0.72 -0.79 -0.76 6 4 1 -2.78
Quarterly 10/1/19 -0.87 -0.79 -0.95 -0.86 6 5 -- -3.52
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 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
Quarterly 1/1/18 -1.16 -1.29 9.78

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 5.13 5.13 5.13 5.13 1 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 3.97 3.99 3.96 3.97 2 1 1 0.48
Annual 4/1/19 2.88 2.90 2.86 2.88 2 1 1 0.12
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.94 -0.90 -0.99 -0.94 2 2 -- -5.77
Quarterly 4/1/19 2.88 2.90 2.86 2.88 2 1 1 0.12
Quarterly 7/1/19 1.89 1.90 1.88 1.89 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 0.76 0.79 0.73 0.76 2 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 10/1/18 -0.15 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.92 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1.60 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -3.34 -- --

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 2.94 2.94 2.94 2.94 1 1 -- --
Annual 4/1/20 2.94 3.01 2.88 2.94 2 2 -- 5.59
Annual 4/1/19 2.88 2.98 2.79 2.88 2 2 -- 3.74
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.39 -0.39 -0.39 -0.39 1 1 -- --
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 -- --

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 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
Quarterly 1/1/18 -3.39 -0.83 -308.43

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 0.98 1.00 5 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 -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 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 10/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 0.25 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 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 4/1/21 645.45 680.70 604.74 648.18 4 1 2 -1.25
Annual 4/1/20 631.58 647.18 602.87 638.00 5 1 4 -1.37
Annual 4/1/19 607.20 612.01 600.00 611.09 5 3 2 -0.17
Quarterly 1/1/19 -132.35 -116.90 -142.42 -137.73 3 1 2 1.94
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,133.94 1,151.30 1,114.00 1,136.51 3 -- 3 -1.36
Quarterly 7/1/19 -187.43 -183.20 -192.51 -186.57 3 2 1 -4.13
Quarterly 10/1/19 -216.06 -200.40 -227.77 -220.00 3 3 -- -3.12

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 10/1/18 -215.26 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -182.12 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,250.50 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -97.27 -- --

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 4/1/21 821.39 864.06 784.48 818.51 4 2 1 0.58
Annual 4/1/20 796.87 818.99 769.20 800.24 7 2 5 -0.31
Annual 4/1/19 780.99 789.43 774.20 779.42 7 2 5 0.67
Quarterly 1/1/19 -85.23 -74.40 -99.42 -82.50 5 1 4 0.57
Quarterly 4/1/19 1,173.79 1,194.30 1,155.50 1,177.50 5 -- 5 -0.93
Quarterly 7/1/19 -147.28 -145.94 -149.51 -146.40 3 1 2 -8.35
Quarterly 10/1/19 -176.19 -164.80 -184.77 -179.01 3 3 -- -6.43

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 10/1/18 -169.31 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -137.14 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,296.98 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -47.76 -- --

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 1.97 2.14 1.82 1.94 3 -- -- --
Annual 4/1/19 1.85 1.87 1.83 1.85 2 -- -- --
Quarterly 1/1/19 -0.52 -0.49 -0.54 -0.52 4 -- 2 --
Quarterly 4/1/19 4.00 4.02 3.93 4.02 4 -- 2 --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -0.72 -0.71 -0.72 -0.72 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 -0.85 -0.79 -0.91 -0.85 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 10/1/18 -0.86 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -0.74 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 5.42 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -1.18 -- --

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 -500.25 -351.23 -649.28 -500.25 2 1 1 -9.05
Annual 4/1/20 -610.68 -379.36 -842.00 -610.68 2 1 1 -3.69
Annual 4/1/19 -216.13 -139.50 -292.76 -216.13 2 -- 2 3.21
Quarterly 1/1/19 1,374.70 1,599.30 1,150.10 1,374.70 2 2 -- 2.79
Quarterly 4/1/19 -289.75 -139.50 -440.00 -289.75 2 -- 2 2.39
Quarterly 7/1/19 229.63 386.67 72.60 229.63 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 569.02 619.25 518.80 569.02 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 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
Quarterly 1/1/18 2,097.88 1,546.90 35.62

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 4/1/21 426.44 451.00 391.21 431.77 4 1 2 -1.68
Annual 4/1/20 415.27 440.60 362.40 422.39 7 2 5 -1.95
Annual 4/1/19 404.64 412.62 393.20 406.81 7 4 3 0.41
Quarterly 1/1/19 -112.03 -101.40 -122.68 -109.48 5 1 4 1.44
Quarterly 4/1/19 834.15 849.22 818.90 836.79 5 -- 5 -1.85
Quarterly 7/1/19 -154.34 -147.90 -160.75 -154.36 3 2 1 -4.72
Quarterly 10/1/19 -175.74 -163.10 -187.55 -176.56 3 3 -- -3.91

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 10/1/18 -170.94 -- --
Quarterly 7/1/18 -148.80 -- --
Quarterly 4/1/18 1,145.96 -- --
Quarterly 1/1/18 -242.93 -- --

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 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 69.89 93.56 46.21 69.89 2 -- 2 -0.02
Annual 4/1/20 73.88 88.46 59.30 73.88 2 1 1 0.35
Annual 4/1/19 82.16 82.16 82.16 82.16 1 -- 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 3,170.01 3,221.09 3,077.70 3,190.63 4 1 2 -0.10
Annual 4/1/20 3,101.93 3,156.53 3,045.00 3,100.00 7 2 4 -0.08
Annual 4/1/19 3,080.70 3,094.63 3,064.60 3,079.62 7 2 4 -0.04
Quarterly 1/1/19 470.31 474.73 460.85 471.50 6 -- 6 -1.55
Quarterly 4/1/19 2,316.91 2,325.85 2,297.50 2,321.30 6 2 4 -0.10
Quarterly 7/1/19 146.47 149.91 140.50 147.74 4 -- 1 --
Quarterly 10/1/19 150.33 156.98 141.70 151.32 4 2 -- 4.05

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 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
Quarterly 1/1/18 488.43 458.75 6.47

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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

Actuals - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

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

Last Actual (FY0): --
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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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 4/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 7/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 10/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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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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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 7/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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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 4/1/21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 4/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Quarterly 1/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Actuals - Sales (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
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