Aptargroup Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Aptargroup (NYSE:ATR) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, July 24th. AptarGroup, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets pumps, dispensing closures, and aerosol valves. The Company’s products are used for fragrance/cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceutical, household/industrial, and food products. AptarGroup operates worldwide.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Aptargroup Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.74 per share on revenues of $623.84 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.48.
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 $0.73 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.76, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Aptargroup has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,072||1,842||2,077||2,337||2,331|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.18||1.79||2.48||2.65||2.38|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||577.50||589.60||571.44||617.63|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.61||0.62||0.52||0.59|
Aptargroup has beat analyst estimates 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)