Rhino Resource Partners Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Rhino Resource Partners Lp Comm (NYSE:RNO) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 2nd. Rhino Resource Partners LP produces and markets coal in Central and Northern Appalachia. The Company markets a broad range of mid to high Btu, low to medium sulfur steam coal to a diverse customer base of electric utilities in the United States.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Rhino Resource Partners Lp Comm Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.20 per share on revenues of $76.54 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 10.12.

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 $0.23 to a profit $0.2. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.75, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Rhino Resource Partners Lp Comm has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 438.92 419.79 305.65 367.22 351.99
Diluted EPS ($) 0.22 1.43 1.42

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 ($) in millions 101.03 81.88 90.00 93.58 86.54
Diluted EPS ($) 0.7978 0.32 0.46 0.31 0.6105

Past Performance:
Rhino Resource Partners Lp Comm 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)