Emcor Group: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Emcor Group (NYSE:EME) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. EMCOR Group, Inc. provides mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services around the world. The Company specializes in the design, installation, integration, and start-up of distribution systems for electrical power, lighting systems, low-voltage systems such as fire and security alarms, voice and data communication systems, ventilation systems, and plumbing and piping systems.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Emcor Group Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.53 per share on revenues of $1.65 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.76.

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 $0.64 to a profit $0.63. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.36, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Emcor Group has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 6,785 5,548 5,121 5,613 6,347
Diluted EPS ($) 2.71 2.38 -1.31 1.91 2.16

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 ($) in millions 1,590.04 1,606.24 1,611.88 1,568.40
Diluted EPS ($) 0.49 0.59 0.68 0.44

Past Performance:
Emcor Group 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)