Korn/Ferry International Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, June 17th. Korn/Ferry International is an executive search firm with consultants based in offices across various countries. The Company provides its services on a retained basis and serves the recruitment needs of its clients from middle to executive management. Korn/Ferry also offers Futurestep, an Internet-based search service for middle-management positions.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Korn/ferry International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.31 per share on revenues of $223.58 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.70.

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 $0.29 to a profit $0.28. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.08, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Korn/ferry International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 676 600 776 827
Diluted EPS ($) -0.28 0.12 1.27 1.15

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

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 207.56 196.02 204.80 210.27
Diluted EPS ($) 0.25 0.22 0.03 0.20

Past Performance:
Korn/ferry International 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)