CPI Aerostructures Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

CPI Aerostructures (AMEX:CVU) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, May 7th. CPI Aerostructures, Inc. manufactures structural aircraft parts and sub-assemblies for the commercial and military sectors of the aircraft industry. The Company provides engineering, technical, and program management services to its customers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cpi Aerostructures Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.20 per share on revenues of $17.97 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 6.34.

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 $0.31 to a profit $0.22. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.96, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 35.59 43.91 43.99 74.14 89.27
Diluted EPS ($) 0.42 0.64 0.08 1.04 1.40

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 ($) in millions 24.09 19.72 20.85 21.34 27.36
Diluted EPS ($) 0.3754 0.27 0.36 0.33 0.4283

Past Performance:
Cpi Aerostructures has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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