Usana Health Sciences Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Usana Health Sciences (NASDAQ:USNA) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, July 23rd. USANA Health Sciences, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets nutritionals, personal care, and weight management products. The Company’s products are sold directly to preferred customers and distributors throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Usana Health Sciences Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.33 per share on revenues of $176.57 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.31.

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 $1.32 to a profit $1.33. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.36, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Usana Health Sciences has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 429 437 518 582 649
Diluted EPS ($) 1.85 2.17 2.86 3.26 4.45

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 ($) in millions 160.90 165.18 168.53 169.08
Diluted EPS ($) 1.11 1.18 1.27 1.28

Past Performance:
Usana Health Sciences 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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