Citigroup Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Citigroup (NYSE:C) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, July 15th. Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Citigroup Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.17 per share on revenues of $19.69 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.21.

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 $1.16 to a profit $1.17. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.73, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 105,756 108,006 111,465 102,587 90,708
Diluted EPS ($) -38.80 -8.00 3.50 3.69 2.44

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 ($) in millions 18,642.00 18,407.00 22,802.00 24,772.00
Diluted EPS ($) 0.95 0.15 0.38 1.23

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