Dentsply International: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Dentsply International (NASDAQ:XRAY) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. DENTSPLY International Inc. manufactures and distributes dental supplies on a worldwide basis. The Company’s products include dental prosthetics, endodontic instruments, dental sealants, ultrasonic scalers, dental x-ray equipment, and intraoral cameras. DENTSPLY also provides impression materials, orthodontic appliances, and dental operatory software systems, and other dental products.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Dentsply International Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.56 per share on revenues of $732.87 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.32.
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 $0.66 to a profit $0.67. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.43, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Dentsply International has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,194||2,159||2,221||2,538||2,928|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.87||1.83||1.82||1.70||2.18|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||738.01||716.41||762.99||695.73||753.29|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.2830||0.37||0.56||0.37||0.8798|
Dentsply International has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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