RTI International Metals Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

RTI International Metals (NYSE:RTI) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 30th. RTI International Metals, Inc., through subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes titanium and specialty metal mill products, extruded shapes, and engineered systems. The Company’s products are used for aerospace, industrial, and consumer applications.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Rti International Metals Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.12 per share on revenues of $178.13 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 35.82.

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 $0.26 to a profit $0.19. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.01, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 609.90 407.98 431.79 529.68 738.61
Diluted EPS ($) 2.41 -2.67 0.11 0.22 0.77

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 ($) in millions 141.94 162.85 190.28 189.08 196.41
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0005 0.19 0.17 0.19 0.2341

Past Performance:
Rti International Metals 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)