Supervalu Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, April 24th. SUPERVALU Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets and pharmacies primarily in the United States. The Company also provides supply chain services, which includes wholesale distribution and related logistics support services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Supervalu Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.18 per share on revenues of $7.86 billion.
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 $0.1 to a profit $0.09. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.42, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Supervalu has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||44,050||44,560||40,600||37,530||36,100|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.76||-13.51||1.85||-7.13||-4.91|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Nov. 30, 2011||Feb. 29, 2012||May. 31, 2012||Aug. 31, 2012||Nov. 30, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||8,327||8,231||10,590||8,039||7,913|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-3.54||-2.00||0.19||-0.52||0.08|
Supervalu 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)