Earnings Estimates

Analyst Estimates

Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

2.33

Sell

Strong Buy

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 7.24
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
Ind. Annual Div: 1.12
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: 9.36
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: 6.01
Yield (%): 0.59

Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/19 9.02 9.02 9.02 9.02 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 8.71 8.78 8.63 8.71 2 3 -- 2.77
Annual 12/1/17 8.20 8.24 8.15 8.20 2 3 -- 3.08
Quarterly 9/1/17 2.01 2.02 2.00 2.01 2 2 1 1.34
Quarterly 12/1/17 2.22 2.26 2.18 2.22 2 1 2 -1.77
Quarterly 3/1/18 2.01 2.01 2.01 2.01 1 2 -- 2.81
Quarterly 6/1/18 2.24 2.24 2.24 2.24 1 2 -- 10.62
Long Term Growth -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 7.24 7.24 --
Quarterly 9/1/16 1.73 1.82 -4.68
Quarterly 12/1/16 2.10 2.10 --
Quarterly 3/1/17 1.82 1.79 1.49
Quarterly 6/1/17 2.15 1.89 13.76
Annual 12/1/15 6.98 6.80 2.61
Annual 12/1/14 6.07 5.98 1.51

Reference Information - Book Value Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 32.50
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 45.57 45.57 45.57 45.57 1 -- -- -4.15
Annual 12/1/18 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30 1 -- 1 -4.15
Annual 12/1/17 31.78 31.78 31.78 31.78 1 -- 1 -8.84
Quarterly 9/1/17 34.32 34.32 34.32 34.32 1 -- 1 -5.87
Quarterly 12/1/17 35.87 35.87 35.87 35.87 1 -- 1 -5.33
Quarterly 3/1/18 37.12 37.12 37.12 37.12 1 -- 1 -5.02
Quarterly 6/1/18 38.61 38.61 38.61 38.61 1 -- 1 -4.22

Actuals - Book Value Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 32.50 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 30.28 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 32.50 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 30.93 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 28.32 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 30.59 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 26.69 -- --

Reference Information - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): --
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 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Cash Flow Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 -- -- --

Reference Information - Dividend Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.00
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 1.24 1.24 1.24 1.24 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.08 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Dividend Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 1.00 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 0.26 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 0.26 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 0.26 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 0.26 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 0.92 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 0.84 -- --

Reference Information - EBIT

Last Actual (FY0): 200.18
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 228.19 228.19 228.19 228.19 1 -- -- 1.95
Annual 12/1/18 222.32 222.32 222.32 222.32 1 2 1 1.95
Annual 12/1/17 167.46 222.10 112.82 167.46 2 1 1 -18.32
Quarterly 9/1/17 53.29 54.34 52.25 53.29 2 2 -- 3.18
Quarterly 12/1/17 59.64 61.21 58.06 59.64 2 1 1 1.67
Quarterly 3/1/18 50.27 50.27 50.27 50.27 1 1 -- -2.90
Quarterly 6/1/18 57.12 57.12 57.12 57.12 1 1 -- 4.86

Actuals - EBIT

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 200.18 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 45.76 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 57.38 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 50.88 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 58.00 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 202.61 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 179.49 -- --

Reference Information - EBITDA

Last Actual (FY0): 236.98
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 283.00 283.00 283.00 283.00 1 -- -- 2.84
Annual 12/1/18 276.21 280.10 272.48 276.05 3 3 -- 2.84
Annual 12/1/17 265.53 265.60 265.47 265.53 2 3 -- 3.30
Quarterly 9/1/17 64.80 65.10 64.49 64.80 2 3 -- 1.52
Quarterly 12/1/17 72.43 72.66 72.20 72.43 2 1 2 2.20
Quarterly 3/1/18 63.31 64.14 62.48 63.31 2 1 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 68.31 70.18 66.44 68.31 2 1 -- --

Actuals - EBITDA

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 236.98 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 57.39 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 66.59 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 59.82 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 68.50 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 235.93 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 212.56 -- --

Reference Information - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 6.48
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 8.58 8.58 8.58 8.58 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 8.06 8.25 7.87 8.06 2 2 -- -0.29
Annual 12/1/17 4.52 4.52 4.52 4.52 1 2 1 -40.40
Quarterly 9/1/17 1.86 1.91 1.81 1.86 2 2 1 -1.24
Quarterly 12/1/17 2.06 2.13 1.98 2.06 2 1 2 -5.01
Quarterly 3/1/18 1.86 1.86 1.86 1.86 1 1 -- -3.63
Quarterly 6/1/18 2.11 2.11 2.11 2.11 1 1 -- 3.43

Actuals - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 6.48 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 6.33 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 5.57 -- --

Reference Information - Net Debt

Last Actual (FY0): 93.44
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 -11.20 -11.20 -11.20 -11.20 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -2.53 -2.53 -2.53 -2.53 1 1 -- -75.58
Annual 12/1/17 4.80 4.80 4.80 4.80 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 6.22 6.22 6.22 6.22 1 1 -- -123.65
Quarterly 12/1/17 4.80 4.80 4.80 4.80 1 1 -- -217.54
Quarterly 3/1/18 2.43 2.43 2.43 2.43 1 1 -- -139.68
Quarterly 6/1/18 9.24 9.24 9.24 9.24 1 1 -- -222.46

Actuals - Net Debt

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 93.44 77.12 21.16
Quarterly 9/1/16 89.34 103.41 -13.61
Quarterly 12/1/16 93.44 77.12 21.16
Quarterly 3/1/17 99.83 21.24 370.04
Quarterly 6/1/17 111.25 -12.80 969.12
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 133.37 145.90 --

Reference Information - Net Income

Last Actual (FY0): 121.49
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 145.94 145.94 145.94 145.94 1 -- -- 3.37
Annual 12/1/18 144.55 144.98 144.11 144.55 2 3 -- 3.37
Annual 12/1/17 137.02 137.40 136.64 137.02 2 3 -- 3.60
Quarterly 9/1/17 33.59 33.64 33.53 33.59 2 2 1 1.95
Quarterly 12/1/17 37.03 37.47 36.60 37.03 2 1 2 -0.98
Quarterly 3/1/18 33.27 33.27 33.27 33.27 1 1 -- 4.56
Quarterly 6/1/18 36.81 36.81 36.81 36.81 1 1 -- 9.76

Actuals - Net Income

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 121.49 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 28.64 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 34.86 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 30.50 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 35.10 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 121.67 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 107.73 -- --

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 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 -- -- --

Reference Information - Return On Equity

Last Actual (FY0): 23.42
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 4.94 4.94 4.94 4.94 1 -- -- 16.28
Annual 12/1/18 5.57 5.57 5.57 5.57 1 1 1 16.28
Annual 12/1/17 3.62 3.62 3.62 3.62 1 1 1 -7.42
Quarterly 9/1/17 6.20 6.20 6.20 6.20 1 1 -- 19.92
Quarterly 12/1/17 6.66 6.66 6.66 6.66 1 1 -- 22.65
Quarterly 3/1/18 5.51 5.51 5.51 5.51 1 1 -- 18.24
Quarterly 6/1/18 5.76 5.76 5.76 5.76 1 1 -- 23.08

Actuals - Return On Equity

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 23.42 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 6.04 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 6.89 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 6.19 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 7.36 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 25.23 -- --
Annual 12/1/14 23.93 -- --

Reference Information - Sales

Last Actual (FY0): 1,576.88
FY0 End Date: 12/1/16
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 12/1/19 1,769.12 1,769.12 1,769.12 1,769.12 1 -- -- 0.32
Annual 12/1/18 1,729.63 1,743.21 1,719.90 1,725.78 3 2 -- 0.32
Annual 12/1/17 1,662.11 1,664.10 1,659.67 1,662.57 3 3 -- 0.78
Quarterly 9/1/17 413.44 414.73 412.30 413.30 3 3 -- 0.58
Quarterly 12/1/17 427.72 430.90 425.45 426.81 3 3 -- 0.59
Quarterly 3/1/18 421.21 421.93 420.50 421.21 2 1 1 -0.58
Quarterly 6/1/18 428.92 431.30 426.54 428.92 2 2 -- 1.24

Actuals - Sales

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 1,576.88 1,583.37 -0.41
Quarterly 9/1/16 392.61 396.97 -1.10
Quarterly 12/1/16 403.48 409.89 -1.56
Quarterly 3/1/17 405.86 399.76 1.53
Quarterly 6/1/17 415.06 407.04 1.97
Annual 12/1/15 1,543.39 1,535.02 0.55
Annual 12/1/14 1,456.28 1,449.37 0.48

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
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 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Long Term Growth -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 -- -- --

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 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Net Income (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 -- -- --

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 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 -- -- --

Reference Information - Sales (Parent)

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

Analyst Forecasts - Sales (Parent)

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Sales (Parent)

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/16 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/17 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/15 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/14 -- -- --

P/E Ratios

P/E Ratios Company Industry Ind. Relative
FY0 26.40 46.02 0.57
FY1 23.33 38.30 0.61
FY2 21.96 26.71 0.82

EPS Growth Rates

Growth Rates Company Industry Ind. Relative
FY1/FY0 13.19 20.16 0.94
FY2/FY1 6.22 43.41 0.74
FY3/FY2 3.62 21.16 0.86
Firm Analyst
C.L. King & Associates, Albany, New York
Jim Barrett
Citigroup/Smith Barney
Matthew Ripperger
Citigroup/Smith Barney
Jie Bao
Stanford Group Company
Bilal Basrai

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