CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
CubeSmart Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 25% to $0.20 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.16 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 18.35% to $78.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: CubeSmart reported adjusted EPS income of $0.20 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.20. It beat the average revenue estimate of $75.72 million.
Quoting Management: “We have maintained the operational momentum that we experienced throughout 2012 and have produced very significant year-over-year gains in occupancy and revenue,” commented CubeSmart Chief Executive Officer Dean Jernigan. “We are clearly seeing signs of increased demand across the self-storage sector and are benefiting disproportionately due to our robust operating platform.”
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 5.26% from $74.58 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 4.76% from $0.21 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: 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 $0.20 to a profit $0.21. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.83 to a profit of $0.85 over the last ninety days.
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