FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE:FCH) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Felcor Lodging Trust is a real estate investment trust that is engaged in hospitality business.

FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is for net income of 18 cents per share, a rise of 38.5% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of 25 cents per share, a rise of 78.6% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company met estimates last quarter after falling short of forecasts in the prior two. Before reporting net loss of 2 cents per share in the first quarter to fall in line with expectations, the company beat estimates by 4 cents in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year.

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Stock Price Performance: Between April 24, 2012 and July 19, 2012, the stock price rose 69 cents (16.6%), from $4.15 to $4.84. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 28, 2011 and January 9, 2012, when shares rose for eight straight days, increasing 17.4% (+50 cents) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between September 14, 2011 and September 23, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight days, dropping 26.5% (-75 cents) over that span.

A Look Back: In the first quarter, the company’s loss narrowed to a loss of $28.5 million (31 cents a share) from a loss of $31.7 million (43 cents) a year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue fell 5.3% to $221.2 million from $233.7 million.

Analyst Ratings: There are mostly holds on the stock with six of eight analysts surveyed giving that rating.

Key Stats:

On the top line, the company is hoping to use this earnings announcement to snap a string of two-straight quarters of revenue declines. Revenue fell 3.2% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and dropped again in the first quarter.

Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts predict a rise of 0.1% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $257.7 million.

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(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)

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