Vitran Corp Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Finally End?
Vitran Corp (NASDAQ:VTNC) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. Vitran Corporation Inc. is a North American group of transportation companies. The Company offers less-than-truckload, truckload, intermodal marketing, truck brokerage, and logistics services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Vitran Corp Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.41 per share on revenues of $174.00 million.
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 $0.03 to a loss $0.18. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.64, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Vitran Corp has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||726.33||629.26||672.55||805.59||702.91|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.34||-0.28||-2.47||-0.86||-2.19|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||205.17||207.75||213.10||206.22||164.33|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.49||-0.36||-0.25||-0.62||-0.97|
Vitran Corp has missed analyst estimates 4 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)