Entertainment Properties Trust Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Entertainment Properties Trust (NYSE:EPR) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Entertainment Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust. The Company acquires and develops properties leased to entertainment and entertainment related business operators generally under long-term triple net leases. The Company plans to focus primarily on megaplex theaters and entertainment themed retail centers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Entertainment Properties Trust Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.96 per share on revenues of $66.59 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 21.77.

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 $0.98 to a profit $0.99. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.98, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Entertainment Properties Trust has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 286 271 313 302 322
Diluted EPS ($) 3.28 -0.61 1.86 1.80 1.98

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 ($) in millions 78.94 82.84 83.36 83.35
Diluted EPS ($) 0.65 0.60 0.40 0.75

Past Performance:
Entertainment Properties Trust 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)