Mine Safety Appliances Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Mine Safety Appliances (NYSE:MSA) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, April 24th. Mine Safety Appliances Company manufactures and sells products designed to protect the safety and health of workers worldwide. The Company’s products include respiratory protective equipment and instruments that monitor and analyze workplace environments and control industrial processes. In addition, Mine Safety produces personal protective products.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Mine Safety Appliances Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.61 per share on revenues of $297.05 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 20.10.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.67 to a profit $0.7. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.69, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Mine Safety Appliances has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,139||915.85||982.67||1,179||1,180|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.96||1.21||1.05||1.87||2.42|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||304.78||293.49||303.00||286.74||296.67|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.44||0.64||0.75||0.51||0.52|
Mine Safety Appliances has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)