Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings (NYSE:AWH) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, April 24th. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd is a specialty insurance and reinsurance company that underwrites a diversified portfolio of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance lines of business.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.98 per share on revenues of $470.20 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 6.97.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $1.88 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $7.27, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,154 1,696 1,890 1,765 2,222
Diluted EPS ($) 3.59 11.67 13.32 6.92 13.30

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 539.33 582.68 480.86 629.95 528.98
Diluted EPS ($) 4.64 5.70 2.59 6.00 -0.99

Past Performance:
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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