Be Aerospace Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Be Aerospace (NASDAQ:BEAV) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, April 22nd. BE Aerospace, Inc. manufactures interior products for commercial and general aviation aircraft cabins. The Company serves major airlines and various general aviation customers and airframe manufacturers. Products include a variety of aircraft seating products, food and beverage preparation and storage equipment, cabin interior structures, and oxygen delivery systems.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Be Aerospace Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.80 per share on revenues of $807.49 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.93.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.84 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.47, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,110 1,938 1,984 2,500 3,085
Diluted EPS ($) -1.05 1.43 1.42 2.24 2.27

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 ($) in millions 654.70 747.30 768.10 766.70 803.20
Diluted EPS ($) 0.57 0.67 0.69 0.18 0.73

Past Performance:
Be Aerospace has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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