4 Big Consumer Discretionary Stocks With Earnings on Deck

CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 43 cents per share, a rise of 48.3% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 42 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 43 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 21.6% versus last year to $2.36.

Last quarter, the company beat estimates by 4 cents, coming in at net income of 57 cents a share versus the estimate of profit of 53 cents a share. It marked the fourth straight quarter of beating estimates. Analysts are high on the stock, with 17 analysts rating it as a buy, none rating it as a sell and seven rating it as a hold.

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 49 cents per share, a rise of 16.7% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 48 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 49 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 16% compared to last year’s $1.96.

Last quarter, the company beat estimates by 4 cents, coming in at net income of 52 cents a share versus the estimate of profit of 48 cents a share. It marked the fourth straight quarter of beating estimates. On average, analysts predict $404.1 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 3.8% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $1.7 billion for the year, a rise of 3% from last year’s revenue of $1.65 billion.

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 5 cents per share after the company broke even in the year-earlier quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 4 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 5 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of 7 cents per share, a swing from net loss of 3 cents last year.

Last quarter, the company came in at net income of 3 cents per share against a mean estimate of 0 cents per share, beating estimates after missing them in the previous quarter. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, it missed forecasts by 2 cents. On average, analysts predict $2.89 billion in revenue this quarter, a decline of 2.7% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $11.31 billion for the year, a decline of 1.6% from last year’s revenue of $11.49 billion.

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 2 cents per share, a rise of twofold from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of 7 cents per share, no change from last year.

Last quarter, the company saw profit of one cent per share versus a mean estimate of net income of one cent per share. This comes after two consecutive quarters of exceeding expectations. Analysts are projecting a rise of 10.9% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $803 million.

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