Eagle Bancorp Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, July 22nd. Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for EagleBank. The Bank provides real estate, commercial, and consumer lending, as well as traditional demand deposits and savings products to customers primarily in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Eagle Bancorp Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.42 per share on revenues of $42.00 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 15.71.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.45 to a profit $0.42. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.67, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Eagle Bancorp has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 70 92 106 133 163
Diluted EPS ($) 0.56 0.50 0.70 1.04 1.46

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 ($) in millions 39.02 41.49 44.22 46.04
Diluted EPS ($) 0.34 0.40 0.39 0.44

Past Performance:
Eagle Bancorp has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)