Ryder System Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Ryder System (NYSE:R) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, July 23rd. Ryder System, Inc. provides a continuum of logistics, supply chain, and transportation management solutions worldwide. The Company’s offerings range from full-service leasing, commercial rental and maintenance of vehicles to integrated services. The Company also offers comprehensive supply chain solutions, logistics management services, and e-Commerce solutions.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ryder System Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.23 per share on revenues of $1.61 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.41.

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 $1.46 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.85, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Ryder System has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 6,204 4,887 5,136 6,051 6,257
Diluted EPS ($) 3.52 1.11 2.25 3.31 4.09

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 ($) in millions 1,563.90 1,573.30 1,583.50 1,563.00
Diluted EPS ($) 0.91 1.47 1.05 0.77

Past Performance:
Ryder System 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)