Texas Roadhouse Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, April 29th. Texas Roadhouse, Inc. is a moderately priced, full service restaurant chain.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Texas Roadhouse Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.35 per share on revenues of $357.65 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.70.

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 $0.28 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.12, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 880.46 942.33 1,005 1,109 1,263
Diluted EPS ($) 0.52 0.67 0.80 0.88 1.00

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 ($) in millions 276.62 324.87 320.28 308.66 309.53
Diluted EPS ($) 0.17 0.27 0.28 0.25 0.20

Past Performance:
Texas Roadhouse 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)