Coinstar Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Coinstar (NASDAQ:CSTR) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, April 25th. Coinstar, Inc. owns and operates vending machines and offers financial services. The Company rents movies on DVD from vending machines; operates coin counting machines; and offers global money transfers and prepaid debit/credit cards.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Coinstar Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.84 per share on revenues of $579.41 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.62.
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 $1.27 to a profit $1.23. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.1, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Coinstar has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||650.08||1,033||1,436||1,845||2,202|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.50||1.76||1.57||3.26||4.67|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||520.45||568.18||532.22||537.56||564.08|
|Diluted EPS ($)|
Coinstar has beat analyst estimates 4 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)