Cedar Shopping Centers Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Cedar Shopping Centers (NYSE:CDR) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 9th. Cedar Shopping Centers Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Company has investments primarily in multi-tenant, supermarket-anchored shopping centers and drug store-anchored convenience centers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cedar Shopping Centers Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.04 per share on revenues of $37.55 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 47.84.

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 loss of $0.1 to a loss $0.01. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.05, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Cedar Shopping Centers has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 170.66 168.34 131.00 134.83 140.58
Diluted EPS ($) 0.24 -0.54 -0.81 -1.79 0.13

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 ($) in millions 34.34 34.48 36.99 33.58 35.54
Diluted EPS ($) -0.1150 -0.14 0.01 -0.07 0.3265

Past Performance:
Cedar Shopping Centers has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)