Finish Line Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement
Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, March 28th. The Finish Line, Inc. is a specialty retailer of men’s, women’s and children’s brand name athletic and leisure footwear, activewear, and accessories. Brand names carried by the Company include Nike, Reebok, K-Swiss, And 1, Asics, adidas, Timberland, New Balance, Saucony, Skechers, and Converse.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Finish Line Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.75 per share on revenues of $452.34 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 12.29.
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 $0.28 to a profit $0.24. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.48, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Finish Line has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,201||1,195||1,172||1,229||1,369|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.29||0.07||0.64||1.26||1.59|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Nov. 30, 2011||Feb. 29, 2012||May. 31, 2012||Aug. 31, 2012||Nov. 30, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||282.01||456.26||319.05||385.01||296.62|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.11||0.79||0.24||0.49||0.00|
Finish Line 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)