Carrier Global Corporation ( CARR Quick Quote CARR - Free Report) is scheduled to report third-quarter 2021 results on Oct 28.
The Zacks Consensus Estimate for third-quarter earnings is pegged at 66 cents per share, suggesting a decline of 1.5% from the figure reported in the year-ago period. Further, the estimated figure has moved 1.5% downward over the past 30 days.
The consensus mark for revenues is pegged at $5.34 billion, implying 6.8% growth from the figure reported in the year-ago quarter.
Carrier beat on earnings in three of the trailing four quarters and missed the same on one occasion, with the average surprise being 15.99%.
Key Factors to Note
Strong demand for residential HVAC and improvement in the refrigeration business are likely to have remained key factors in driving Carrier’s third-quarter performance.
Growing momentum across core, aftermarket and digital offerings is expected to have supported its performance in the quarter under review.
Rising investments in cold chain solutions and solutions related to healthy, safe, and sustainable building might have benefited the company’s quarterly performance.
During the quarter, Carrier unveiled ductless single-zone hybrid solutions that offer homeowners versatility and energy efficiency.
Additionally, it launched the Infinity return air purifier that filters 99% of select airborne viruses, germs, including coronavirus, trapped by the MERV 15 filter and creates a healthier home.
These introductions are anticipated to have aided the company’s performance in the to-be-reported quarter.
Further, theacquisition of the remainder of Guangdong Giwee Group and its subsidiary, Guangdong Chigo Heating & Ventilation Equipment, is expected to have contributed to top-line growth in the third quarter.
Strong demand for residential and light commercial businesses is likely to get reflected in the upcoming quarterly results.
The company has been gaining momentum for BlueEdge offerings and the Abound platform. This is anticipated to have remained a tailwind in the quarter under discussion.
Yet, uncertainties related to the coronavirus pandemic might get reflected in the upcoming quarterly results. Also, supply-chain constraints are likely to have remained overhangs.
Further, expenses related to acquisitions are expected to have affected its third-quarter performance.
What Our Model Says
Our proven model does not conclusively predict an earnings beat for Carrier this time around. The combination of a positive
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It has an Earnings ESP of -1.52% and a Zacks Rank #3, at present.
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