Cabela’s Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. Cabela’s Incorporated retails hunting, fishing, camping, and outdoor sports products and apparel. The Company markets its products through its retail stores, website, and catalog. Cabela’s retail stores also offer in-house clinics associated with hunting, fishing, and camping.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cabela’s Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.59 per share on revenues of $772.37 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 22.38.

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 $0.55 to a profit $0.6. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.3, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Cabela’s has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,553 2,632 2,663 2,811 3,113
Diluted EPS ($) 1.14 0.74 1.62 2.00 2.42

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 ($) in millions 983.75 623.50 627.25 741.18 1,121
Diluted EPS ($) 0.97 0.40 0.47 0.60 0.95

Past Performance:
Cabela’s 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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