Pacific Sunwear of California Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Pacific Sunwear Of California (NASDAQ:PSUN) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 22nd. Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. operates a nationwide mall-based specialty retail chain of stores. The Company specializes in casual apparel, footwear, and related accessories catering to teenagers and young adults.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pacific Sunwear Of California Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.19 per share on revenues of $164.22 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 loss of $0.02 to a loss $0.04. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.27, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Pacific Sunwear Of California has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 1,255 1,027 775.87 777.34 803.07
Diluted EPS ($) -0.96 -1.07 -1.46 -1.60 -0.77

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

Quarter Jan. 31, 2012 Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 177.76 173.82 210.30 228.43 190.51
Diluted EPS ($) -0.5649 -0.23 -0.26 0.01 -0.2920

Past Performance:
Pacific Sunwear Of California has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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