Ingersoll-rand Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Ingersoll-rand (NYSE:IR) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, July 19th. Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ingersoll-rand Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.08 per share on revenues of $3.88 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.00.

Analyst Trends:

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 $1.1 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.58, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Ingersoll-rand has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 13,227 13,195 14,079 14,782 14,035
Diluted EPS ($) -8.73 1.37 1.89 1.01 3.28

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 3,821.30 3,592.80 3,470.20 3,112.40
Diluted EPS ($) 1.16 1.03 0.78 0.29

Past Performance:
Ingersoll-rand 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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