Williams-Sonoma Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 23rd. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. retails cooking and serving equipment, home furnishings, and home accessories through retail stores and mail order catalogs. The Company offers its merchandise under the Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and Chambers concepts.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Williams-sonoma Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.37 per share on revenues of $868.11 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 21.64.
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 $0.49 to a profit $0.48. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.77, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Williams-sonoma has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,361||3,103||3,504||3,721||4,043|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.28||0.72||1.83||2.22||2.54|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Apr. 30, 2012||Jul. 31, 2012||Oct. 31, 2012||Jan. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||817.61||874.28||944.55||1,406.42|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.30||0.43||0.49||1.34|
Williams-sonoma 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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