Ford Motor Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, April 24th. Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ford Motor Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.39 per share on revenues of $33.77 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 8.96.

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 $0.4 to a profit $0.36. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.39, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Ford Motor has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 143,580 116,280 128,950 136,260 134,250
Diluted EPS ($) -6.50 0.86 1.66 4.94 1.42

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 ($) in millions 34,580 32,440 33,210 32,170 36,420
Diluted EPS ($) 3.33 0.35 0.26 0.41 0.40

Past Performance:
Ford Motor has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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