American Woodmark Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, June 4th. American Woodmark Corporation manufactures kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers a wide variety of cabinet lines differing by design, material, and finishes. American Woodmark’s products are sold throughout the United States through independent distributors and directly to home centers, builders, and home manufacturers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to American Woodmark Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.21 per share on revenues of $160.96 million.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.27 to a profit $0.26. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.55, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how American Woodmark has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 546 407 453 516
Diluted EPS ($) -0.23 -1.58 -1.40 -1.45

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

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 136.22 148.25 159.76 151.35
Diluted EPS ($) -0.42 0.04 0.13 0.14

Past Performance:
American Woodmark 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)

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