Bitauto Holdings Limited Americ Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Bitauto Holdings Limited Americ (NYSE:BITA) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. Bitauto Holdings Ltd. operates Internet websites. The websites offer consumers new and used automobile pricing information, specifications, reviews, and consumer feedback. The Company also places data from its dealer customers on partner websites.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Bitauto Holdings Limited Americ Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.08 per share on revenues of $39.20 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 21.43.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.15 to a profit $0.19. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.84, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Bitauto Holdings Limited Americ has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 35.08 43.03 69.28 106.19 169.38
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1277 -0.3036 -5.791 0.3265 0.5337

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

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 27.64 28.22 38.95 43.86 56.87
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0939 0.0618 0.1022 0.1317 0.2404

Past Performance:
Bitauto Holdings Limited Americ has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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