EnPro Industries Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 2nd. EnPro Industries, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary engineered industrial products. The Company’s products include sealing products, metal polymer bearing products, air compressor systems and vacuum pumps, diesel and natural gas engines, and specialized tooling. EnPro sells its products to customers located around the world.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Enpro Industries Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.59 per share on revenues of $290.77 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.99.

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 $0.65 to a profit $0.67. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.54, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 993.80 803.00 865.00 1,106 1,184
Diluted EPS ($) 2.40 -6.97 7.51 2.06 1.90

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 ($) in millions 271.40 311.50 301.70 291.70 279.30
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1244 0.64 0.47 0.53 0.2603

Past Performance:
Enpro Industries 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)