Bona Film Group Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Finally End?

Bona Film Group Limited (NASDAQ:BONA) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, April 1st. Bona Film Group Limited is an integrated film group. The Company’s activities include film production and distribution as well as film advertising and owning movie theaters. Bona Film Group also operates a talent agency.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Bona Film Group Limited Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.08 per share on revenues of $55.25 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 29.94.

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 $0.08 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.19, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Bona Film Group Limited has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2010 2011
Revenue ($) in millions 52.82 126.16
Diluted EPS ($) -0.24 0.24

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

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 37.51 52.65 43.68 20.74 24.64
Diluted EPS ($) 0.13 0.09 0.04 0.01 0.02

Past Performance:
Bona Film Group Limited has missed analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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