Rayonier Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. Rayonier Inc. is an international forestry products company. The Company produces and sells cellulosic fibers, standing timber, real estate, and timberland acreage. Rayonier also produces logs and wood products, and medium density fiberboard, as well as owns, leases, and manages timberland and provides related management services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Rayonier Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.61 per share on revenues of $377.92 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.36.
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 $0.57 to a profit $0.53. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.17, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Rayonier has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,271||1,169||1,315||1,489||1,571|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.247||2.60||1.79||2.20||2.17|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||388.42||355.78||371.93||408.99||434.31|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.44||0.42||0.54||0.62||0.59|
Rayonier 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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