The McGraw-Hill Companies Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 30th. Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees with more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2010 were $6.2 billion.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to The Mcgraw-hill Companies Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.73 per share on revenues of $1.17 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 33.94.
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 $0.91 to a profit $0.79. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.19, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how The Mcgraw-hill Companies has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||6,355||5,952||3,639||3,954||4,450|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.51||2.33||2.65||3.00||1.53|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||-772.00||1,331||1,547||1,953||-380.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.7358||0.43||0.76||1.10||-0.7734|
The Mcgraw-hill Companies 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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