Federated Investors Fourth Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) will unveil its latest earnings tomorrow, Thursday, January 24, 2013. Federated Investors provides investment management products and related financial services, including money market, equity and fixed-income investments.

Federated Investors Inc Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 40 cents per share, a rise of 11.1% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 42 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from 41 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of $1.73 per share, a rise of 10.9% from last year.

Last quarter, the company came in at net income of 43 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 41 cents per share, beating estimates after missing them in the previous quarter. In the second quarter, it missed forecasts by one cent.

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A Look Back: In the third quarter, profit rose 45.5% to $55.8 million (54 cents a share) from $38.3 million (37 cents a share) the year earlier, exceeding analyst expectations. Revenue rose 13.8% to $242.2 million from $212.8 million.

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