Drew Industries Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Drew Industries (NYSE:DW) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 3rd. Drew Industries Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, supplies a variety of components for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles. The Company’s products include aluminum and vinyl windows and doors, as well as steel chassis and parts, axles, galvanized roofing, and refurbished axles and tires for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Drew Industries Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.56 per share on revenues of $266.30 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 21.98.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.62 to a profit $0.66. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.15, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Drew Industries has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 510.51 397.84 572.76 681.17 901.12
Diluted EPS ($) 0.53 -1.10 1.26 1.34 1.64

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 ($) in millions 159.60 223.55 251.01 226.32 200.23
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1817 0.49 0.52 0.43 0.2051

Past Performance:
Drew Industries 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)