Flexible Solutions International: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Flexible Solutions International (AMEX:FSI) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, April 1st. Flexible Solutions International, Inc. develops and markets chemicals and chemical dispensers, which slow down the evaporation of water. The Company’s products include Heat$aver, the Tropical Fish, and Water$aver.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Flexible Solutions International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.03 per share on revenues of $3.67 million.

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 $0.03 to a profit $0.02. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.08, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Flexible Solutions International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Revenue ($) in millions 7.43 10.75 9.78 11.49 15.51
Diluted EPS ($) -0.07 0.03 -0.05 -0.01 0.01

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 3.86 3.37 5.19 3.76 3.60
Diluted EPS ($) -0.01 -0.02 0.02 -0.04 -0.03

Past Performance:
Flexible Solutions International has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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