Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co. (NYSE:CCSC) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 14th. Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co., Ltd. operates a quick service restaurant chain in China. The Company’s restaurants offer dishes prepared in the Sichuan style as well as a wide selection of other dishes, appetizers, desserts and beverages.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co. Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.06 per share on revenues of $48.90 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 13.57.

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 $0.11 to a profit $0.1. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.4, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co. has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 33.97 72.53 112.81 161.60 190.46
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1761 0.2758 0.4295 -0.0444 0.4616

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 45.41 45.23 43.99 51.89 47.52
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0876 0.1078 0.1133 0.1904 0.0385

Past Performance:
Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co. has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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