WD-40 Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Wd-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, July 8th. WD-40 Company manufactures and markets multi-purpose lubricant products and heavy-duty hand cleaners. The Company’s WD-40 acts as a lubricant, rust preventative, penetrant, cleaner, and moisture displacer. WD-40′s 3-IN-ONE Oil is a drip oil lubricant that allows precise application. The Company also manufactures Lava heavy-duty hand cleaner and other household cleaning products.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Wd-40 Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.56 per share on revenues of $89.45 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 22.67.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.53 to a profit $0.51. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.39, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Wd-40 has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 317 292 322 336 343
Diluted EPS ($) 1.64 1.58 2.15 2.14 2.20

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

Quarter May. 31, 2012 Aug. 31, 2012 Nov. 30, 2012 Feb. 28, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 87.02 84.85 95.26 86.71
Diluted EPS ($) 0.57 0.56 0.69 0.66

Past Performance:
Wd-40 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)