Towers Watson Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Towers Watson & (NYSE:TW) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, August 14th. Towers Watson & Company offers human resource and financial consulting services. The Company manages employee benefit programs; develops attraction, retention and reward strategies; advises pension plan sponsors on investment strategies; provides strategic and financial advice to insurance and financial services companies; and offers actuarial consulting.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Towers Watson & Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.27 per share on revenues of $874.89 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 20.22.
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 $1.2 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.48, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Towers Watson & has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,676||2,388||3,259||3,418|
|Diluted EPS ($)||3.42||2.03||2.62||3.59|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||826.16||834.25||946.24||940.97|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.91||0.82||1.15||1.34|
Towers Watson & 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)