Home Inns & Hotels Management: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Home Inns & Hotels Management (NASDAQ:HMIN) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, May 13th. Home Inns & Hotels Management, Inc. operates a chain of budget hotels in the People’s Republic of China. The Company manages some of the hotels in its chain on behalf of franchisees.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Home Inns & Hotels Management Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.33 per share on revenues of $1.31 billion.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.47 to a profit $3.11. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $8.01, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Home Inns & Hotels Management has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 258.27 358.16 450.07 588.12 868.03
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0117 0.6865 1.279 0.3994 -0.0930

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

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 144.90 186.92 214.03 238.23 220.45
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0970 -0.3616 0.1164 0.1174 0.0224

Past Performance:
Home Inns & Hotels Management has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

“E = Earnings Are Increasing Quarter-Over-Quarter” is a core component of our successful CHEAT SHEET investing framework. Don’t waste another minute – click here to discover our CHEAT SHEET stock picks now!

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