Southwestern Energy: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 3rd. Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily focused on natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (E&P) within the United States. The Company operations also include natural gas gathering, transmission, and marketing, as well as natural gas distribution.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Southwestern Energy Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.38 per share on revenues of $665.44 million.
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 $0.37 to a profit $0.43. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.8, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Southwestern Energy has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,312||2,146||2,611||2,953||2,715|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.64||-0.10||1.73||1.82||-2.03|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||744.15||656.47||599.73||685.85||773.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.4529||0.31||-1.16||-0.16||-1.017|
Southwestern Energy has beat analyst estimates 1 time 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)