Autoliv Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, April 26th. Autoliv, Inc. develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for automotive manufacturers. The Company’s products include seat belts, airbags, anti-whiplash seats, child restraints, and leg protection equipment. Autoliv tests cars and products at crash test tracks in several countries.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Autoliv Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.22 per share on revenues of $2.09 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 13.24.
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 $1.48 to a profit $1.35. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.59, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Autoliv has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||6,473||5,121||7,171||8,232||8,267|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.28||0.12||6.39||6.65||5.08|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,045||2,179||2,089||1,947||2,052|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.70||1.07||1.33||1.23||1.45|
Autoliv 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)