Paccar Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Paccar (NASDAQ:PCAR) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, July 23rd. PACCAR Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and related aftermarket distribution of parts. The Company also offers finance and leasing services to its customers and dealers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Paccar Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.75 per share on revenues of $3.91 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.71.

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 $0.83 to a profit $0.81. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.13, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 14,973 8,087 10,293 16,355 17,051
Diluted EPS ($) 2.78 0.31 1.25 2.86 3.12

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 4,191.10 3,546.70 3,699.20 3,631.20
Diluted EPS ($) 0.83 0.66 0.72 0.67

Past Performance:
Paccar has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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