The Hain Celestial Group Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 2nd. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. is a natural and organic beverage, snack, specialty food, and personal care products company. The Company’s product line include grocery store foods such as organic cookies, cooking oils, sugar free products, kosher foods, snacks, and frozen foods, as well as organic skin, hair, and body products. Hain Celestial sells and markets in North America and Europe.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to The Hain Celestial Group Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.72 per share on revenues of $479.42 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 31.66.

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 $0.61 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.46, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how The Hain Celestial Group has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,056 1,123 917.34 1,109 1,378
Diluted EPS ($) 0.99 -0.61 0.69 1.23 1.73

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 ($) in millions 364.84 379.36 337.22 359.81 455.32
Diluted EPS ($) 0.44 0.52 0.5042 0.35 0.67

Past Performance:
The Hain Celestial Group 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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