Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, April 25th. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust is an internally managed hotel investment company that acquires and invests in hotel properties located in large United States cities, with an emphasis on major coastal markets. The trust may also invest in resort properties located near urban target markets and unique destination markets.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.18 per share on revenues of $105.45 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 181.43.

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 $0.45 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.51, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 0.00 57.76 287.99 380.69
Diluted EPS ($) -0.04 -0.23 0.08 0.14

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 ($) in millions 84.41 77.47 94.17 104.30 104.74
Diluted EPS ($) 0.09 -0.14 0.10 0.13 0.05

Past Performance:
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust 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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