Kaiser Aluminum Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Kaiser Aluminum (NASDAQ:KALU) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, April 23rd. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation produces fabricated aluminum products.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Kaiser Aluminum Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.88 per share on revenues of $345.46 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 13.28.

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 $1.13 to a profit $1. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.09, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,508 987.00 1,079 1,301 1,360
Diluted EPS ($) -3.45 3.51 0.61 1.32 4.45

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

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 317.60 365.40 345.20 335.50 314.00
Diluted EPS ($) 0.33 1.38 1.09 1.51 0.47

Past Performance:
Kaiser Aluminum 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)