Bob Evans Farms Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, June 4th. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service, family restaurants. The Company also produces and distributes pork sausages and a variety of complementary homestyle convenience food items.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Bob Evans Farms Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.64 per share on revenues of $331.41 million.

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 $0.6 to a profit $0.59. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.32, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Bob Evans Farms has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,751 1,727 1,677 1,654
Diluted EPS ($) -0.17 2.28 1.78 2.45

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

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 413.53 409.71 410.88 434.44
Diluted EPS ($) 0.76 0.53 0.36 0.20

Past Performance:
Bob Evans Farms has beat analyst estimates 2 times 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)

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