Lumber Liquidators Holdings Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE:LL) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, April 24th. Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. retails hardwood flooring in the United States. The Company sells domestic and exotic wood species in both prefinished and unfinished forms.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Lumber Liquidators Holdings Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.42 per share on revenues of $215.40 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 39.20.

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 $0.54 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.15, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Lumber Liquidators Holdings has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 482.18 544.57 620.28 681.59 813.33
Diluted EPS ($) 0.82 0.97 0.93 0.93 1.68

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 ($) in millions 174.45 188.03 210.35 204.29 210.66
Diluted EPS ($) 0.30 0.29 0.43 0.46 0.50

Past Performance:
Lumber Liquidators Holdings 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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