REX American Resources Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

REX American Resources (NYSE:REX) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, March 28th. REX American Resources Corporation produces ethanol. The Company owns interests in corn- or sorghum-based ethanol production facilities in Illinois, Iowa and Texas.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to REX American Resources Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.17 per share on revenues of $191.41 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.67.

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 $0.05 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.28, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how REX American Resources has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 0.38 68.59 169.78 301.41 409.95
Diluted EPS ($) 2.89 -0.32 0.91 0.52 3.08

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Oct. 31, 2011 Jan. 31, 2012 Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 84.52 170.47 151.01 153.16 178.95
Diluted EPS ($) 0.70 1.64 0.11 0.10 0.05

Past Performance:
REX American Resources 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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