Eagle Materials: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 14th. Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes cement, gypsum wallboard, recycled paperboard, and concrete and aggregates. The Company’s products are used in the construction of homes, commercial and industrial buildings, and governmental buildings across the United States.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Eagle Materials Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.40 per share on revenues of $174.13 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 55.36.
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 $0.65 to a profit $0.63. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.63, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Eagle Materials has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||749.55||598.58||467.90||462.18||495.02|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.12||0.95||0.66||0.34||0.42|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||123.60||116.80||154.04||164.66||164.74|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.07||0.2010||0.31||0.40||0.37|
Eagle Materials 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)