Cameron International Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Cameron International (NYSE:CAM) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cameron International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.78 per share on revenues of $2.35 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 21.10.

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 $1.05 to a profit $1.01. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.68, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 5,849 5,223 6,135 6,959 8,502
Diluted EPS ($) 2.60 2.11 2.27 2.09 3.02

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 2,053.70 2,218.30 2,425.80 2,117.70
Diluted EPS ($) 0.70 0.90 0.88 0.60

Past Performance:
Cameron International has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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