Kennametal Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Kennametal (NYSE:KMT) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Kennametal Inc. manufactures, purchases, and distributes tools, tooling systems, and solutions to the metalworking, mining, oil, and energy industries. The Company also manufactures and distributes wear-resistant parts for a wide range of industries. Kennametal operates worldwide.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Kennametal Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.74 per share on revenues of $679.52 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.51.

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 $0.72 to a profit $0.61. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.5, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,000 1,884 2,403 2,736
Diluted EPS ($) -1.64 0.57 2.76 3.77

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 ($) in millions 739.22 629.46 633.14 655.36
Diluted EPS ($) 1.06 0.57 0.52 0.67

Past Performance:
Kennametal has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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