Stratasys Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, May 13th. Stratasys, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets rapid prototyping systems. The Company’s systems enable engineers and designers to create physical models, tooling, and prototypes out of plastic and other materials directly from a computer aided design workstation.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Stratasys Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.38 per share on revenues of $98.07 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 230.81.

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 $0.45 to a profit $0.44. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.88, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 124.50 98.36 117.84 155.89 215.24
Diluted EPS ($) 0.65 0.20 0.44 0.95 0.36

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 ($) in millions 43.57 44.96 49.41 49.72 71.15
Diluted EPS ($) 0.2678 0.21 0.14 0.24 -0.1556

Past Performance:
Stratasys 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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