Medivation Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Medivation (NASDAQ:MDVN) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 9th. Medivation Inc. acquires, develops, and sells or partners biomedical technologies in the early development stage of the research and development process.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Medivation Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.41 per share on revenues of $38.54 million.

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 loss of $0.17 to a loss $0.27. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $1.11, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 12.58 69.25 62.51 60.39 181.70
Diluted EPS ($) -1.06 -0.855 -0.495 -0.56 -0.56

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 ($) in millions 14.94 36.82 42.91 64.80 37.16
Diluted EPS ($) -0.1536 0.005 -0.075 -0.06 -0.4191

Past Performance:
Medivation 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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