Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, July 24th. Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Company’s subsidiary sells its products in the United States and its territories.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Reynolds American Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.83 per share on revenues of $2.19 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.54.
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 $0.86 to a profit $0.85. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.22, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Reynolds American has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||8,845||8,419||8,551||8,541||8,304|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.29||1.65||1.90||2.40||2.24|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,176.00||2,117.00||2,078.00||1,883.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.78||0.74||0.25||0.92|
Reynolds American 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)