Ethan Allen Interiors Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, July 24th. Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. is a manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings and sells a full range of furniture products and decorative accessories through a dedicated network stores.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ethan Allen Interiors Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.34 per share on revenues of $188.35 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 28.09.

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 $0.47 to a profit $0.42. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.33, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Ethan Allen Interiors has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 674 590 679 729
Diluted EPS ($) -1.83 -1.53 1.01 1.71

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 ($) in millions 185.32 187.44 191.25 168.14
Diluted EPS ($) 0.25 0.35 0.34 0.15

Past Performance:
Ethan Allen Interiors 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)

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