Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.p. (NYSE:PSE) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 1st. Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners, L.P. seeks to own and acquire developed oil and gas properties.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.p. Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.49 per share on revenues of $45.41 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 8.55.

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 $0.53 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.15, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.p. has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 193.59 168.93 178.33 201.64 208.29
Diluted EPS ($) 2.02 0.92 3.19 3.68 3.00

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 ($) in millions 13.30 50.70 88.87 32.79 50.46
Diluted EPS ($) -0.2041 0.38 1.82 0.15 0.6474

Past Performance:
Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.p. has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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