Nci Building Systems Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Nci Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, June 4th. NCI Building Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets metal engineered building systems and products for the building industry. The Company sells metal components as well as complete metal building systems. NCI sells its products in the United States.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Nci Building Systems Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.21 per share on revenues of $293.03 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 profit of $0.13 to a profit $0.11. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.31, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Nci Building Systems has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,764 968 871 960 1,154
Diluted EPS ($) 20.25 -167.90 -17.07 -2.58 -3.81

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 ($) in millions 250.23 298.49 361.69 297.58
Diluted EPS ($) -0.86 -2.74 0.08 -0.19

Past Performance:
Nci Building Systems has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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