Dollar Financial: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Dollar Financial (NASDAQ:DLLR) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, August 22nd. Dollar Financial Corporation provides check-cashing, short-term consumer loans, money orders and money transfers through its network of company-operated stores. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Dollar Financial Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.47 per share on revenues of $285.18 million.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.5 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.74, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Dollar Financial has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 528 611 788 1,062
Diluted EPS ($) 0.05 -0.19 1.66 1.16

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 266.70 276.70 292.90 283.60
Diluted EPS ($) -0.08 0.19 0.45 -0.86

Past Performance:
Dollar Financial 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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