How Much Weight Did Flowserve’s Largest Segment Pull in 2015?
In 2015, Flowserve’s Engineered Product division contributed ~48.5% to the company’s total consolidated revenue.
What Analysts Expect of Flowserve in 2016
For 2016, analysts expect Flowserve (FLS) to report revenues of ~$3.9 billion, which would be ~14% lower than its $4.5 billion in 2015.
Why Do Analysts Expect Flowserve’s EPS to Fall in 1Q16?
Flowserve’s (FLS) 1Q16 EPS estimate is $0.42. That’s 27% lower than its 1Q15 EPS of $0.58. The first quarter is usually subdued for FLS, so analysts’ estimates are usually lower.
Understanding Flowserve’s Operations
Flowserve’s operating segments have a lot of common customers. This helps the company to offer combined products and technologies.
How Has Flowserve Stock Fared ahead of Its 1Q16 Earnings?
Flowserve (FLS) stock has been on a downward trend since March 2015. On a yearly basis, FLS has corrected approximately 20% to date.
Jobless Claims Remain Low in October
Employment figures are crucial for any economy. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, initial jobless claims were 260,000 for the week ended October 24, an increase of 1,000 from the prior week.
How Has Pentair Performed Compared to Its Peers?
The price-to-book value ratios of Pentair, Emerson, Dover, Xylem, and A. O. Smith are 2.05x, 3.51x, 2.72x, 3.04x, and 4.39x, respectively.
Pentair’s Revenue and Income Fell in 3Q15
Pentair has fallen by 1.5% to close at $54.38 per share as of October 20, 2015, following a decrease in sales and income of 6.6% and 22.1% in 3Q15.
How Does IDEX Compare to Its Peers?
IDEX outperformed its peers based on the PE ratio and PBV ratio. The ETFs outperformed it based on the PE ratio. It’s ahead of its ETFs based on the PBV ratio.
IDEX Reported Mixed Quarterly Results in 3Q15
IDEX (IEX) has a market cap of $5.8 billion. After the earnings report in 3Q15, IDEX fell by 0.09% to close at $74.91 per share as of October 19, 2015.