Coca-Cola Enterprises: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE:CCE) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. markets, sells, manufactures, and distributes non-alcoholic beverages. The Company provides refreshments, including sparkling waters, juices, isotonics, teas, and sodas. Coca-Cola Enterprises operates internationally.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Coca-cola Enterprises Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.76 per share on revenues of $2.22 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 17.37.

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 $0.79 to a profit $0.81. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.48, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Coca-cola Enterprises has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 21,807 21,645 6,714 8,284 8,062
Diluted EPS ($) -9.05 1.48 1.83 2.29 2.25

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 ($) in millions 2,208.00 2,070.00 1,916.00 1,850.00
Diluted EPS ($) 0.67 0.89 0.34 0.21

Past Performance:
Coca-cola Enterprises 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)