Pall Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Pall (NYSE:PLL) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 30th. Pall Corporation is a supplier of filtration, separation and purification technologies. The Company utilizes proprietary filter media and other fluid clarification and separation equipment for the removal of solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pall Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.73 per share on revenues of $665.39 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.32.

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 $0.96 to a profit $0.94. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.08, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,572 2,329 2,402 2,741 2,672
Diluted EPS ($) 1.76 1.64 2.03 2.67 2.71

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 ($) in millions 657.98 722.37 627.60 662.46
Diluted EPS ($) 0.67 0.73 2.92 0.67

Past Performance:
Pall 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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