Chatham Lodging Trust: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE:CLDT) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 7th. Chatham Lodging Trust is a self-advised hotel investment company. The Company invests in upscale extended-stay, select-service, and full service hotels.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Chatham Lodging Trust (reit) Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.26 per share on revenues of $25.76 million.

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 $0.49 to a profit $0.5. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.62, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Chatham Lodging Trust (reit) has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 21.74 25.47 73.10 100.46
Diluted EPS ($) -0.20 -0.69 -0.12

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 ($) in millions 22.13 22.83 26.36 27.00 24.28
Diluted EPS ($) -0.4498 -0.13 0.08 0.10 -0.1718

Past Performance:
Chatham Lodging Trust (reit) has beat analyst estimates 1 time 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)