Briggs & Stratton Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement
Briggs & Stratton (NYSE:BGG) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, April 19th. Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and services air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. The Company’s engines are aluminum alloy gasoline engines ranging from three to 25 horsepower. Briggs & Stratton markets and services its products to original equipment manufacturers worldwide.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Briggs & Stratton Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.08 per share on revenues of $707.67 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 86.34.
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 $0.44 to a profit $0.51. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.41, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Briggs & Stratton has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,151||2,092||2,028||2,110||2,067|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.46||0.64||0.73||0.48||0.57|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||447.95||720.10||501.19||309.02||439.07|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.05||0.80||-0.18||-0.35||-0.02|
Briggs & Stratton 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)