Jarden Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Jarden (NYSE:JAH) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Jarden Corporation provides a broad range of consumer products. The Company’s product segments include Outdoor Solutions, Consumer Solutions and Branded Consumables. Jarden sells branded products through a variety of distribution channels, including club, department store, drug, grocery, mass merchant, sporting goods and specialty retailers, as well as direct to consumers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Jarden Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.87 per share on revenues of $1.76 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.09.

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 $1.09 to a profit $1.07. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.27, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 5,383 5,153 6,023 6,680 6,696
Diluted EPS ($) -0.52 1.01 0.79 1.54 2.07

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 ($) in millions 1,675.60 1,705.90 1,819.20 1,580.70
Diluted EPS ($) 0.72 0.67 0.43 -0.04

Past Performance:
Jarden 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)