Pacific Continental Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Pacific Continental (NASDAQ:PCBK) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, April 24th. Pacific Continental Corporation is the holding company for Pacific Continental Bank. The Bank is a full-service commercial bank, providing commercial financing, banking, mortgage lending, and other services. Pacific Continental operates offices in the state of Oregon, with its primary market in Lane, Washington, and Linn Counties.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pacific Continental Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.15 per share on revenues of $14.15 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.91.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.2 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.79, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 70.23 71.30 68.08 65.65 61.64
Diluted EPS ($) 1.08 -0.35 0.28 0.29 0.69

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 ($) in millions 16.24 15.72 15.48 15.30 15.13
Diluted EPS ($) -0.05 0.15 0.17 0.19 0.18

Past Performance:
Pacific Continental 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)

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