Bebe Stores Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) will unveil its latest earnings tomorrow, Thursday, January 31, 2013. Bebe Stores designs, develops, and produces a distinctive line of contemporary women’s apparel and accessories.

bebe stores, inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for a loss of one cent per share, up from net income of 8 cents in the year-earlier quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 4 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from one cent during the last month. Analysts are projecting net loss of 5 cents per share versus profit of 14 cents last year.

Past Earnings Performance: Last quarter, the company met expectations by reporting a loss of 3 cents per share last quarter. In the previous fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company beat estimates by one cent.

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A Look Back: In the first quarter, the company swung to a loss of $2.6 million (3 cents a share) from a profit of $2.4 million (3 cents) a year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue fell 7.3% to $117.1 million from $126.3 million.

Here’s how Bebe Stores traded following its last earnings report 3 months ago and leading up to its upcoming earnings report this week: