TreeHouse Foods Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

TreeHouse Foods (NYSE:THS) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and foodservice distribution channels. The Company’s products include non-dairy powdered coffee creamer; canned soups, salad dressings and sauces; salsa and Mexican sauces; jams and pie fillings, pickles, and related products.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Treehouse Foods Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.70 per share on revenues of $557.07 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.76.

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 $0.6 to a profit $0.63. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.08, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Treehouse Foods has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,501 1,512 1,817 2,050 2,182
Diluted EPS ($) 0.90 2.48 2.51 2.56 2.38

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 ($) in millions 535.80 523.81 527.42 538.11 592.78
Diluted EPS ($) 0.8046 0.60 0.53 0.58 0.6795

Past Performance:
Treehouse Foods has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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