Mettler-Toledo International Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 2nd. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and markets weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial, and food retailing applications. The Company also supplies several related analytical and measurement technologies. Mettler-Toledo provides its services to customers worldwide.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Mettler-toledo International Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.80 per share on revenues of $534.30 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 23.19.
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 $2.36 to a profit $2.35. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $10.54, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Mettler-toledo International has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,973||1,729||1,968||2,309||2,342|
|Diluted EPS ($)||5.79||5.03||6.80||8.21||9.14|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||648.36||535.40||570.28||578.55||657.29|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.911||1.62||1.93||2.28||3.346|
Mettler-toledo 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)