Aeropostale Earnings: What Investors Should Watch
Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, August 22nd. Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories that targets young women and men in the pre-teen and teenage market. The Company’s stores provide active-oriented, fashion basic merchandise. Aeropostale operates stores throughout the United States.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Aeropostale Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.23 per share on revenues of $453.97 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 86.81.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.34 to a profit $0.25. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.2, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Aeropostale has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,886||2,230||2,400||2,342||2,386|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.47||2.27||2.49||0.85||0.43|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jul. 31, 2012||Oct. 31, 2012||Jan. 31, 2013||Apr. 30, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||485.34||605.92||797.71||452.27|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.00||0.31||-0.01||-0.16|
Aeropostale has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)