Bon-Ton Stores Earnings: What Investors Should Watch
Bon-ton Stores (NASDAQ:BONT) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, August 22nd. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. sells moderately priced, brand name fashions and accessories for men, women, and children. The Company also sells cosmetics, jewelry, china, housewares, and other items through its chain department stores. Bon-Ton operates in secondary markets in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, West Virginia, and New Jersey.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Bon-ton Stores Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-1.38 per share on revenues of $616.82 million.
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 loss of $0.25 to a loss $0.22. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.9, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Bon-ton Stores has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,225||3,035||3,046||2,954||2,979|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-10.12||-0.24||1.12||-0.67||-1.16|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jul. 31, 2012||Oct. 31, 2012||Jan. 31, 2013||Apr. 30, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||607.26||683.12||1,034.16||661.88|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-2.43||-0.55||3.71||-1.41|
Bon-ton Stores has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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