CRA International Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. CRA International Inc. is an economic and business consulting firm that serves a broad range of clients. The Company provides legal and regulatory consulting and business consulting to clients such as law firms, corporations, government agencies, utilities, and national and international trade associations.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cra International Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.31 per share on revenues of $66.66 million.
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 $0.36 to a profit $0.39. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.56, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Cra International has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||376.75||301.64||22.25||305.23||270.39|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.57||0.59||-0.06||1.57||-5.21|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||74.97||69.13||67.81||65.91||67.53|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.42||0.05||0.07||-0.07||-5.26|
Cra International 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)