Financial Engines: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 7th. Financial Engines Inc. is an investment advisory firm. The firm offers retirement plans for employees focused on investments, savings, and retirement income.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Financial Engines Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.13 per share on revenues of $53.01 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 93.62.
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 $0.15 to a profit $0.16. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.64, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Financial Engines has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||71.27||84.98||111.77||144.08||185.82|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.13||1.30||0.31||0.37|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||40.87||41.71||44.29||48.45||51.38|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.1165||0.07||0.08||0.10||0.1273|
Financial Engines 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)