Alaska Air Group Earnings: What Investors Should Watch
Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Alaska Air Group, Inc. is an airline holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides air service to passengers in multiple destinations. Alaska Air also provide freight and mail services, primarily to and within the state of Alaska and on the West Coast.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Alaska Air Group Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.55 per share on revenues of $1.27 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.19.
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 $2.25 to a profit $2.12. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.22, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Alaska Air Group has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,663||3,400||3,832||4,318||4,657|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.87||1.68||3.41||3.33||4.40|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,213.20||1,272.20||1,132.00||1,133.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.93||2.27||0.61||0.51|
Alaska Air Group 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)