Amsurg Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, July 23rd. AmSurg Corporation develops, acquires, and manages physician practice-based ambulatory surgery centers and specialty physician networks. The Company operates in partnership with surgical and other group physician practices.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Amsurg Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.56 per share on revenues of $265.84 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.02.

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 $0.54 to a profit $0.53. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.16, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 601 669 710 787 929
Diluted EPS ($) 1.47 1.69 1.62 1.60 1.98

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 ($) in millions 231.58 226.40 244.16 260.06
Diluted EPS ($) 0.49 0.49 0.53 0.56

Past Performance:
Amsurg has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)