EQT Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

EQT (NYSE:EQT) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. EQT Corporation is an integrated energy company with emphasis on Appalachian area natural-gas supply, transmission and distribution. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offer natural gas products to wholesale and retail customers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Eqt Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.55 per share on revenues of $487.00 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 60.14.

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 $0.43 to a profit $0.52. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.45, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,576 1,270 1,323 1,640 1,642
Diluted EPS ($) 2.00 1.19 1.57 3.19 1.22

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 ($) in millions 337.80 364.06 489.79 558.66
Diluted EPS ($) 0.21 0.21 0.32 0.66

Past Performance:
Eqt has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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