Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP (NYSE:PVR) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, July 24th. Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. manages coal and natural resource properties and processes natural gas in the United States. The Company enters into long-term leases with third-party mine operators and receives royalty payments based on their output. Penn Virginia also provides coal preparation and transportation facilities to its lessees.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Penn Virginia Resource Partners Lp Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.14 per share on revenues of $280.62 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 profit of $0.22 to a profit $0.21. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.66, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Penn Virginia Resource Partners Lp has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 882 657 864 1,160 1,008
Diluted EPS ($) 1.67 0.78 0.83 1.45 -1.43

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 ($) in millions 222.91 268.85 269.58 263.41
Diluted EPS ($) -0.07 0.16 -0.30 0.08

Past Performance:
Penn Virginia Resource Partners Lp has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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