Clean Energy Fuels Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. Clean Energy Fuels Corporation designs, builds, finances and operates natural gas filling stations for vehicle fleets. The Company also helps its customers acquire and finance natural gas vehicles and obtain local, state, and federal clean air rebates and incentives.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Clean Energy Fuels Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.07 per share on revenues of $99.14 million.

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 loss of $0.16 to a loss $0.19. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.54, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Clean Energy Fuels has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 125.87 131.50 211.83 292.72 334.01
Diluted EPS ($) -0.98 -0.60 -0.04 -0.68 -1.16

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 ($) in millions 86.18 73.63 69.84 91.46 99.07
Diluted EPS ($) -0.2949 -0.37 -0.13 -0.19 -0.4612

Past Performance:
Clean Energy Fuels 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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