Coeur D’alene Mines Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Coeur D’alene Mines (NYSE:CDE) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation, through its subsidiaries, explores, develops, operates, and/or owns silver and gold mining properties and companies. The Company’s properties are located primarily in the United States, Australia, and South America.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Coeur D`alene Mines Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.24 per share on revenues of $211.37 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 27.72.

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 $0.49 to a profit $0.36. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.44, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Coeur D`alene Mines has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 170.87 300.36 515.46 1,021 895.49
Diluted EPS ($) -0.01 -0.38 -1.05 1.04 0.54

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 ($) in millions 246.91 204.56 254.41 230.59 205.93
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1266 0.04 0.26 -0.18 0.4203

Past Performance:
Coeur D`alene Mines has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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