Tiffany Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Tiffany (NYSE:TIF) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, May 28th. Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry and specialty retail stores and designs and manufactures its products through subsidiary companies. The Company retails its products through stores and boutiques in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Brazil, and wholesales outside the United States. Tiffany also markets through the Internet and catalogs.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Tiffany & Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.52 per share on revenues of $855.16 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 24.12.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.76 to a profit $0.78. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.48, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Tiffany & has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 2,860 2,710 3,085 3,643 3,794
Diluted EPS ($) 1.74 2.11 2.87 3.40 3.25

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 819.17 886.57 852.74 1,235.77
Diluted EPS ($) 0.64 0.72 0.49 1.40

Past Performance:
Tiffany & 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)