Coach Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Coach (NYSE:COH) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 23rd. Coach, Inc. designs, produces, and markets primarily leather goods. The Company’s products include handbags, business cases, men’s and women’s accessories, luggage and travel accessories, leather outerwear, and gloves. Coach, together with a licensing partner, offers watches, footwear, furniture, and eyewear.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Coach Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.81 per share on revenues of $1.19 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.17.

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 $0.96 to a profit $0.89. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.7, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 3,181 3,230 3,608 4,159 4,763
Diluted EPS ($) 2.17 1.91 2.33 2.92 3.53

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 ($) in millions 1,449 1,109 1,155 1,161 1,504
Diluted EPS ($) 1.18 0.77 0.85 0.77 1.23

Past Performance:
Coach 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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