Amazon.com Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Amazon.com Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.06 per share on revenues of $15.74 billion.
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 $0.16 to a profit $0.1. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.29, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Amazon.com has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||19,166||24,509||34,204||48,077||61,093|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.49||2.04||2.53||1.37||-0.09|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||12,834.00||13,806.00||21,268.00||16,070.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.01||-0.60||0.21||0.18|
Amazon.com has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)