Jinpan International: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Jinpan International (NASDAQ:JST) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, August 14th. Jinpan International Limited (Jinpan) designs and manufactures cast resin transformers for voltage distribution equipment. The Company markets its products under the JST trademark.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Jinpan International Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.20 per share on revenues of $60.20 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 8.78.
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 $0.29 to a profit $0.26. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.85, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Jinpan International has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||154||159||144||219||211|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.22||3.56||0.81||1.45||0.84|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||55.53||58.83||53.42||35.17|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.14||0.23||0.23||0.07|
Jinpan International has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)