Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 30th. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises retail stores that sell doughnuts. The Company operates its stores under the Krispy Kreme name and specializes in making doughnuts, including their Hot Original Glazed. Krispy Kreme fully displays the production process, also known as the doughnut making theater.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.17 per share on revenues of $115.97 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 43.17.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.14 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.58, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 384 347 362 403 436
Diluted EPS ($) -0.06 0.00 0.11 2.33 0.30

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 ($) in millions 108.50 102.11 107.09 118.14
Diluted EPS ($) 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.07

Past Performance:
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts 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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