Summer Infant: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Summer Infant (NASDAQ:SUMR) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, August 14th. Summer Infant, Inc. designs, markets, and distributes branded infant health, safety, and wellness products. The Company’s products include nursery audio/video monitors, safety gates, durable bath products, bed rails, infant thermometers and related health and safety products, boosters and potty seats, and bouncers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Summer Infant Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.03 per share on revenues of $58.88 million.

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 $0.07 to a profit $0.06. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.18, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 132 153 194 238 247
Diluted EPS ($) 0.33 0.36 0.40 0.21 -3.68

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 ($) in millions 61.73 63.98 58.51 59.12
Diluted EPS ($) -0.02 -3.65 -0.09 0.02

Past Performance:
Summer Infant has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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