RPM International Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, July 22nd. RPM International, Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells various specialty chemical product lines. The Company’s product lines include specialty paints, protective coatings and roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance needs of both the industrial and consumer markets.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Rpm International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.67 per share on revenues of $1.18 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 38.29.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.7 to a profit $0.71. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.79, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Rpm International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 3,368 3,413 3,382 3,777
Diluted EPS ($) 0.93 1.39 1.45 1.65

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

Quarter May. 31, 2012 Aug. 31, 2012 Nov. 30, 2012 Feb. 28, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 1,101.77 1,046.71 1,017.43 843.74
Diluted EPS ($) 0.64 0.26 0.31 -0.33

Past Performance:
Rpm International has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)