Graham Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Graham (AMEX:GHM) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 31st. Graham Corporation designs and builds vacuum and heat transfer equipment for process industries around the world. The Company markets to chemical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, and electric power generating industries, including cogeneration and geothermal plants. Graham’s products include ejectors, liquid ring vacuum pumps, condensers, and heat exchangers.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Graham Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.31 per share on revenues of $29.90 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 31.89.
Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.2 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.02, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Graham has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||101||62||74||103|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.71||0.64||0.59||1.06|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||20.25||22.53||25.90||25.63|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.04||0.14||0.26||0.30|
Graham has beat analyst estimates 3 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)